Friday, March 27, 2009

The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs


If you are a fan of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, they're baaaack.
I don't just enjoy their music, for the most part, but also their overall look. I also enjoy their clothing choices which I find very 'now' and well-informed.
And, Karen's androgyny is quite a text to observe, I find.

'Face to face, Karen is far prettier and less androgyne than photo spreads, or seeing her spit beer live, would lead you to believe. At dinner, she's wearing black suit trousers and an oatmeal cable-knit sweater with fake-fur shoulders, chic and professional, the way an editor for French Vogue might dress for the office. With her wide-set cheekbones, long brunette bangs, comedienne's nose, and slender build, she brings to mind a foxier Shelley Duvall. When I ask if turning 30 was a big deal, she cocks her head in amazement, incredulous at how dumb guys can be. "Of course it was! I'm 30! I'm ancient! But," she promises, "I'm gonna be even weirder this year than I ever was before."
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5 comments:

JJ said...

I missed seeing them in concert a couple of years ago and I won't make that mistake again. They are cool!

JJ said...

I missed seeing them in concert a couple of years ago and I won't make that mistake again. They are cool!

Candace said...

Karen is truly androgynous. I love her style!
And their music is not that shabby either.

Nicki said...

They haven't done much in the past few years so I'm glad to see them out and about.

Anonymous said...

This is a solid band. Good music. And they're a heck of a stage experience!