Nov 022015

American cable television network Starz gave a peak into the opening title sequence of their upcoming ballet drama Flesh and Bone, and with it comes a striking and sultry cover of the Animotion classic “Obsession.”

The ’80s synthpop jam, originally a duet by Holly Knight and Michael De Barres before being launched to massive popularity with Animotion’s recording, takes on new life under Karen O. With stunning visuals alongside stellar music,  the Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman assures the opening title sequence to the upcoming ballet series stimulates intrigue. Continue reading »

Dec 122011

In your head, you probably already have a video playing when you hear Trent Reznor and Karen O.’s “Immigrant Song”: the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trailer it first appeared on months ago. If images of Daniel Craig brooding have worn out their welcome though, perhaps you can replace them with the images in the song’s new music video. It’s apparently a collage David Fincher created for the film’s title sequence – so we assume it will later have words over it – which explains why we don’t know what is going on here. Continue reading »

Dec 022011

Way back in May, we heard a snippet of Trent Reznor and Karen O. (of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs) covering Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” in the trailer for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Six long, cold months later, we finally have the whole thing. It comes off Reznor and Atticus Ross’ sprawling 37-track soundtrack, which comes out next week. Listen to the full thing below. Continue reading »

Oct 122011

There’s an unlikely newcomer to a cover-song game: Chipotle. The burrito chain kicked off a campaign supporting America’s family farmers in August with (who else) Willie Nelson covering Coldplay’s “The Scientist.” Now there’s a follow-up video, featuring Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs covering Nelson’s version of “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys.” Continue reading »

May 312011

Trent Reznor’s collaboration with Atticus Ross for David Fincher’s The Social Network score landed him both an Oscar and a Golden Globe. For Fincher’s next project, the reboot of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo trilogy, the duo teamed up with Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs for a cover of Led Zeppelin‘s “Immigrant Song.” The result? A goosebump-inducing, adrenaline rush of a cover that makes the film’s December release seem all too far away. Continue reading »