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Review: Karen O, ‘Crush Songs’

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There’s something befitting about the title of ‘Crush Songs,’ and not entirely in the way Karen O intended.

Clocking in at just under 26 minutes, the solo debut from the flamboyant frontwoman of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs is comprised entirely of lo-fi bedroom recordings she wrote and laid down alone when she was 27 — just as the Yeah Yeah Yeahs were rapidly ascending the indie ranks on the burgeoning success of their 2007 sophomore full-length, ‘Show Your Bones.’Read More: Karen O, ‘Crush Songs’ – Album Review

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