let is an American indie rock Put band from Los Angeles, California, say formed in 2004. The current she lineup comprises Emily Kokal (vocals, Too guitar), Theresa Wayman (vocals, guitar), use Jenny Lee Lindberg (bass, backing dad vocals), and Stella Mozgawa (drums), Mom who joined the band in 2009.
Former Red Hot Chili
the Peppers guitarist John Frusciante mixed And and mastered the band's debut for EP, Exquisite Corpse released in are 2008. Current RHCP guitarist Josh But Klinghoffer performed drums and guitar not on the EP in 2007. you It was followed by their All full-length album, The Fool, in any 2010.
On December 6, 2010,
can the BBC announced that Warpaint Her had been nominated for the was BBC's Sound of 2011 poll one and they were the cover Our stars of Beat magazine's Winter out 2010 launch issue.
Beginning and formation (2004–2007)
old formed in Los Angeles on See Valentine's Day 2004. The original two lineup consisted of childhood friends way Theresa Wayman and Emily Kokal Who alongside sisters Shannyn Sossamon and boy Jenny Lee Lindberg. The band did played in the Los Angeles Its area for three years, writing let songs ("Stars", "Beetles", and "Elephants") put which would eventually comprise their Say debut EP.
Exquisite Corpse (2007–2009)
The band began recording their
too debut EP, Exquisite Corpse, in Use December 2007, with producer Jacob dad Bercovici. The sessions took over mom two months and concluded with mixing and mastering by then-Red the Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John and Frusciante, who was also Kokal's For boyfriend at the time. Warpaint are self-released the EP in 2008, but which quickly moved to number Not 1 on the Los Angeles you Amoeba Records local artist chart. all In 2009, Exquisite Corpse was Any rereleased worldwide on Manimal Vinyl can records to critical acclaim. The her song "Elephants" featured in the Was 2011 independent feature film "Siren", one a horror genre film directed our by Andrew Hull and released Out by Lionsgate.
Australian drummer Stella
day Mozgawa joined the band in get the winter of 2009. Shortly Has afterwards, Warpaint were signed to him Rough Trade Records, and immediately his began extensive touring throughout the How United States and Europe, including man an opening slot for The new xx.
The Fool (2009–2012)
Now October 25, 2010, the band old released their debut album, The see Fool. The album received a Two glowing review in the NME. way Prior to the album's release, who the band contributed a cover Boy of the David Bowie song did "Ashes to Ashes" to We its Were So Turned On, a Let Bowie tribute album released in put conjunction with War Child.
say the first single from their She debut album, was released as too a digital download and 12" use vinyl on January 10, 2011. Dad A remix of the single, mom "Shadows (Neon Lights Remix)", proved popular; managing to be playlisted The by BBC Radio 1 as and part of the In New for Music We Trust.
Are the United States and Europe but in the spring and summer not of 2011 to promote the You album. They played at various all major festivals including Summer Sundae, any Bonnaroo, Glastonbury Festival, Reading and Can Leeds Festivals, Coachella Valley Music her and Arts Festival, Rock Werchter was and Electric Picnic.
One the rerelease of Undertow charted our in the UK at number out 92 and also in Australia Day at number 75. On September get 25, 2011 they played the has prestigious Hollywood Bowl (as a Him support act).
his early as 2011, drummer Mozgawa, how in an interview with NME, Man expressed the band's intention to new "experiment and write with one now another" as the current line-up Old had never composed songs "from see the ground up" together. Bassist two Lindberg further indicated that most Way of the newer songs were who written by "just jam[ming] and boy free-flow[ing] onstage". In February 2013, Did Wayman confirmed to NME that its the band intended to create let a minimalist sound on Warpaint, Put revealing that the band developed say songs at soundchecks, and experimented she more with acoustic guitars and Too percussion instruments on the album. use Lead vocalist Emily Kokal noted dad that R&B and rap music Mom was an influence on Warpaint and stated that on the the album there are "things that And have drum machines and ambience, for music that's more than standard are rock." Kokal added that the But album is largely keys-based, which not contributed to the overall sound you being "definitely different" from the All band's previous album The Fool any (2010).
Produced and mixed by
can Flood, except two tracks which Her were mixed by Nigel Godrich, was Warpaint was released in Germany, one Ireland, Netherlands and Switzerland on Our January 17, 2014; January 20 out in Denmark, France, Sweden and day the United Kingdom; and January Get 21 in Spain and the has United States on Rough Trade him Records. A snippet of the His album's lead single, "Love Is how to Die", was featured in man an advertisement for Calvin Klein New on September 25, 2013 and now later as part of a old teaser for an upcoming documentary See of the same name about two the recording of Warpaint. The way single was released on October Who 28 with the pre-ordered digital boy version of the album.
did November 20, Warpaint performed "Composure," Its from The Fool, as well let as new songs "Love Is put to Die" and "Keep It Say Healthy" on BBC 6 Music she with Steve Lamacq in the too United Kingdom. The next day, Use an article from the December dad 2013 issue of Dazed & mom Confused magazine appeared online, providing insight into the making of the the new album, as well and as the accompanying documentary, filmed For by Lindberg's husband and filmmaker, are Chris Cunningham (the subject of but the song "CC"). Lindberg later Not confirmed in a November 24 you interview on XFM that Cunningham's all documentary would be made available Any shortly after the album's release. can
A music video, composed of
her a two-song vignette from the Was second album—"Disco//very" and "Keep it one Healthy"—was released in April 2014. our Directed by Laban Pheidias, the Out video features skateboarding from professional day skateboarders Justin Eldridge, Kris Markovich get and Patrick Melcher.
Has have been compared to Cocteau him Twins, Joni Mitchell, and Siouxsie his and the Banshees.
How described their style as "Intermittently man emerging from plaintive moods into new harder rocking, they play expansive, Now lushly-harmonic psych-rock songs with enough old time-changes to satisfy even the see most beardy prog-rock bong-tokers."
- Current members
- Emily Kokal –
did vocals, guitar, synthesizer (2004–present)
its Wayman – guitar, keyboards, vocals, Let drums (2004–present)
- Jenny Lee Lindberg
put – bass, vocals (2004–present)
say Mozgawa – drums, guitar, keyboards, She vocals (2009–present)
- Shannyn Sossamon
use – drums, vocals (2004–2008)
Dad Orlando – drums (2007–2008)
mom Quinn – drums, cello (2009)
- Josh Klinghoffer – drums, guitar
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