Karen O announces debut solo album

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' frontwoman Karen O is stepping out on her own for the first time this year with the announcement of her very first solo album.

The new record 'Crush Songs' will be available through Julian Casablancas' Cult imprint and released on the 9th September.

According to the singer, the songs were all written between 2006/2007 during what she describes as a time where she "crushed a lot”. She continues, “I wasn’t sure I’d ever fall in love again. These songs were written and recorded in private around this time. They are the soundtrack to what was an ever continuing love crusade. I hope they keep you company on yours.”

No music or tracklist has been released yet but you can see the album's artwork above.

[Via Line Of Best Fit]

More News

Red Hearse share new single 'Half Love'

With their debut album still in the works and due out later in the year, Red Hearse (the supergroup of Sam Dew, Jack Antonoff, and Sounwave) have now... 1 month 1 day ago

Iggy Pop announces new album 'Free'

Following on from his collaborative album 'Post Pop Depression' with Josh Homme in 2016, Iggy Pop has now returned to announce the details of his... 1 month 1 day ago

Sleater-Kinney unveil new single 'The Center Won't Hold'

With their eagerly-awaited new album due to arrive in less than a month, Sleater-Kinney have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from their... 1 month 1 day ago

The Night Café share new single 'Mixed Signals'

With their eagerly-awaited debut album now just over a month away, The Night Café have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming... 1 month 2 days ago

Frankie Cosmos unveil new track 'Rings (On A Tree)'

With their eagerly-awaited new album arriving in the coming months, Frankie Cosmos have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming... 1 month 2 days ago

One True Pairing announces self-titled debut album

After first announcing his new project One True Pairing at the end of last month, former Wild Beasts frontman Tom Fleming has now returned to unveil... 1 month 2 days ago

(Sandy) Alex G unveils new single 'Hope'

With his eagerly-awaited new album on the horizon, (Sandy) Alex G has now returned to unveil the next cut to be lifted from his forthcoming full-... 1 month 3 days ago

Shura unveils new track 'the stage'

With her highly-anticipated new studio album now less than a month away, Shura has now returned to share the next cut to be lifted from her... 1 month 3 days ago

Ezra Furman shares new singles 'I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend' and 'Evening Prayer'

With his highly-anticipated new album arriving later next month, Ezra Furman has now delivered two new cuts lifted from his forthcoming full-length... 1 month 3 days ago