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Yeah Yeah Yeahs — Skeletons
Album: It's Blitz!
Avg rating:
6.4

Your rating:
Total ratings: 940









Released: 2009
Length: 5:00
Plays (last 30 days): 3
Love my name
Love left dry
Frost or flame
Skeleton me
Fall asleep
Spin the sky
Skeleton me
Love, don't cry
Love, don't cry
Love, don't cry
Skeleton me
Skeleton me

Soon comes rain
Dry your eyes
Frost or flame
Skeleton me
Fall asleep
Spin the sky
Skeleton me
Love, don't cry
Love, don't cry
Love, don't cry
Skeleton me
Skeleton me
Skeleton
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Who likes the sort of music played on rp´s main mix, might want to check out the BBC show: Later... with Jools holland.
Must be what is thrown at them playing this live?
 ziggytrix wrote:

Speaking of Karen O, have you guys heard the cover she did with Willie Nelson of Under Pressure?  I'm really loving it.


Thank you for THAT!  What an interesting, quirky, and amazing cover.
 kingart wrote:
Sigur Ros in English. 
 

No. Just no. This band has talent. Sigur Ros is just nasal cat whining in Icelandic.
Speaking of Karen O, have you guys heard the cover she did with Willie Nelson of Under Pressure?  I'm really loving it.
This is a phenomenal album. One of the best of the  noughties. LOVE Karen O's voice. 
 Proclivities wrote:

Well, she is singing about skeletons.
 
More specifically, she is singing about being a skeleton and being dead and buried.
 (anonymous) wrote:


Everybody in my hotel room loves this song...

 
 Hey Anonymous..........have you departed this frame?

Everyone in my COVID 19 isolation ward loves this song.
One of the only songs of theirs I can tolerate.  6.4.  Hmm.

About right.
Sigur Ros in English. 
And this is how you break an egg, with your pinky up. Nice cover art. And quite likeable odd song.
Something of an Edinburgh Tattoo pipe band vibe about this one (UK listeners will know what I am saying).

Love may not cry, but I am after hearing this hot mess of a song. Next!
 yodasan_magoo wrote:
Sounds like she is singing her last dying breath.

 
Well, she is singing about skeletons.
Love the cover photograph!  Wouldn't want to clean up the mess it would leave.
 PopKombo wrote:

Don't leave me hanging ... what is it really all about?

 
Sorry it took so long to reply. It's the way young people reply "Yeah Yeah Yeah" in a conversation. Since I'm a bit older it sounds dismissive and rude to me.
I'm afraid that one shouldn't take up singing if one can't sing, Neil Young excepted. (And then, as if by magic, Neil Young's Powderfinger starts to play. I do love this station.)
 

  I work hard down at the Positronic& Mumsford, keeping mills running.
                You know It's only outside to show it inside.
                You can take a rush hour and  six lines of traffic.
        But take my advice,  don't take no yoke from a dandy egghead.
Did Bill ink from Gomez to this one based on the cover art?
 wgsu_1978 wrote:
I used to think the name Yeah Yeah Yeahs was a nod to The Beatles, until I took a job in an office with a lot of younger workers. Then I heard what the band's name is really about.
 
Don't leave me hanging ... what is it really all about?
Oh man, I haven't heard this song in the longest time!
But it hasn't been long enough!
I used to think the name Yeah Yeah Yeahs was a nod to The Beatles, until I took a job in an office with a lot of younger workers. Then I heard what the band's name is really about.
 Stingray wrote:
PISSES ME OFF!

BIG TIME!!!

 
Excellent news. Bumped this song to an 8 just for that.
Everybody in my alien space craft loves this song...
Just when I think RP's playlist is getting a little stale, they play a great song like this that they haven't played in quite a while.   
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Here is a band that needs waaay more airplay on RP - 
 romeotuma wrote:


perfect...


 
Yeahhh!
 romeotuma wrote:


I dig this song...  I find it emotive...

 
 
So does stingray....

 Stingray wrote:
PISSES ME OFF!
BIG TIME!!! 
 Stingray wrote:
PISSES ME OFF!

BIG TIME!!!
 
I don't agree with Stingray often, but when I do.... I get really pissed off!  Big time!

... {he says with an accent much like "The Most Interesting Man in the World}
 


PISSES ME OFF!

BIG TIME!!!
 ick wrote:
I keep expecting some Big Country to come bursting out of my speakers for some odd reason?!?!
 
Except they never do. Which is a shame, because it would liven up a tune that promises a lot and gives you nothing and then just buggers off without saying goodbye.

I keep expecting some Big Country to come bursting out of my speakers for some odd reason?!?!
7-> 8 'cause I really like it and haven't heard this one for a while!
Love the tone of her voice. It's vulnerable and smooth. Good atmosphere.
 GT66 wrote:
This song feels tedious. She might as well be signing the assembly instructions for an Ikea Leksvik wardrobe.
 
Umm ... She is, actually.
 MojoJojo wrote:

All 10's?  Really? Over 3,300 ratings and nothing other than 10's?  I liked your comments more before I knew that.
 
Chill, MojoJojo - he can rate stuff however he wants, as can you.  I've rated a few songs as sucko-barfo. Doesn't mean I hate every song. I've rated a lot of songs 10. Doesn't mean I love every song.

And addicted2music:  {#High-five}

Besides, what's wrong with finding the good in every single song?  There are places where people don't even HEAR music.  Be grateful we have ears.  Or, as the late Warren Zevon said, "Enjoy every sandwich." {#Sunny}

 romeotuma wrote:

there are lots of songs I would rate lower that I do not even bother rating...  I prefer to forget low-rated songs...
 
Agreed in 100%!
 romeotuma wrote:
Yeah, this is cool...
 
All 10's?  Really? Over 3,300 ratings and nothing other than 10's?  I liked your comments more before I knew that.
 EditorTom wrote:
I like this.  It sounds like Sigur Ros.   Is this the Icelandic invasion?
 
You made me look — they're from New York.  (I was thinking this song kind of had a Fever Ray vibe).

Despite the overwhelming presence of Romeotuma's opinion on this page, I think this song is fairly mediocre musically and painfully annoying vocally. Ugh. Where's Bjork when you need her. {#Rolleyes}

This title needs to return to the section reviewing, for at least six months, to see what your panel of "expert and very selective reviewers" , 30 or 40 members, has to say or vote on these performances...

Karen Oooooooo.
{#Hearteyes}
The music is good. Vocals, not so much.

Just crazy for sick minds. This song reveals the moment of decay across the world of music, like all Ga Ga that roam around. Diversity  and ecletic does not explain everything, while, in parallel, RP is "deaf ears" to the music of renowned quality, but from other sources than the American "fashion" market. This is the drug of today. Bahhhh. RP, do not go there ......

** 2 **

For some reason I was half expecting her to break into the original version of 99 Luftballons.  I think it's her voice.

2 minutes in, but so far it hasn't gone anywhere...

I like this.  It sounds like Sigur Ros.   Is this the Icelandic invasion?
Wow, on first listen, I really liked that.
Sounds like she is singing her last dying breath.
Skeleton me . . .errr, what does that mean?
Sounds like the children's x-mas chorus from the movie TOYS. And not in a good way.
 romeotuma wrote:


This has got a lot of feeling to it...  love it...
 
Thank you.  Even though you rate everything 10, have never ever said a bad thing about any song here, thank you.  Well said.  Thank you.
This song feels tedious. She might as well be signing the assembly instructions for an Ikea Leksvik wardrobe.
Made it to 8! {#Angel}
7... pushing 8.  {#Music}

** 2 **

I like the minimilist qualities of this track, a moody trance inducer.  This whole album has a great restrained feeling, in contrast to some of YYY's more aggressive work. 
NO NO NO
 Carl wrote: So, if you squish an egg in your hand, the yoke will squirt one way and the white another?

 CamLwalk wrote:
...sounds looks like my honeymoon


fixed that for you..........{#Whisper}


Nice album cover. That's the only positive comment I could think of.
Soundtrack for someone being buried?
Shut - up - for - me?

Please. 
I am starting to appreciate Karen O as an artist.  It's growing on me.
 yodasan_magoo wrote:

Crapola.

 
seriously.

Crapola.


 Jamunca wrote:
I've heard someone say they like the band but not this song (paraphrasing). I'm the opposite. I'm not exactly enamored with the YYYs, but I really enjoy this (buildup) song. It's got an Irish tint to it. I dig it.
 
There are much better irish tints!!

No Rythm and soul!
Noise with bad vocals.
I've heard someone say they like the band but not this song (paraphrasing). I'm the opposite. I'm not exactly enamored with the YYYs, but I really enjoy this (buildup) song. It's got an Irish tint to it. I dig it.
 stevo_b wrote:
Cool album cover....
 
note to self: if I ever become a rock star...never, ever let your album cover be cooler than the contents.

 stevo_b wrote:
Cool album cover....
 
As far as music goes, they do have a good album cover.

Cool album cover....
 Carl wrote:
So, if you squish an egg in your hand, the yoke will squirt one way and the white another?
 
...sounds like my honeymoon


So, if you squish an egg in your hand, the yoke will squirt one way and the white another?
 rdo wrote:
Bill - You Da Man!!  This is the best track off this CD.  Great selection. 

Now, more YYYs.
 

Then go to hell - yeah and yeah!
YES!! I read the critics...

don't care!

This is rubbish and nothing else!
My 2!

No. Sorry, I just have to say no to this.
...if you could blow up the world with the flick of a switch would you do it?..
Like the band - not their best
Horrible!
Immediate negative reaction. Skin crawling off my skeleton.{#Stop}
Very good album!!!!
Good tune!  Nice to hear more of the band.  Unique style.  I like 'em.
gosh i haven't heard from these folks in quite a while!  although i did see an excellent concert of theirs(Central Park?) on Paladia recently.
more please!
i was just thinking the other day 'someone should upload this album'...glad the pressure's off. thank you:)
Bill - You Da Man!!  This is the best track off this CD.  Great selection. 

Now, more YYYs.