Yeah Yeah Yeahs Agree On Shure At Lollapalooza

Chicago (August 13, 2009)--After ailing headliners the Beastie Boys withdrew from this year's Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs agreed to take the stage at the last minute, sending lead singer Karen O scrambling through wardrobe for suitable stage attire to complement an equally electrifying set list including tunes like "Runaway" (from this year's record, It's Blitz), "Y Control", "Zero", and even a few riffs paying homage to the Beasties' 1994 hit, "Sabotage."
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Chicago (August 13, 2009)--After ailing headliners the Beastie Boys withdrew from this year's Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs agreed to take the stage at the last minute, sending lead singer Karen O scrambling through wardrobe for suitable stage attire to complement an equally electrifying set list including tunes like "Runaway" (from this year's record, It's Blitz), "Y Control", "Zero", and even a few riffs paying homage to the Beasties' 1994 hit, "Sabotage."

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Once onstage, O commandeered visual attention with a fluorescent outfit featuring a headdress and cape shaped from cloth cut-outs of multicolored human hands. Delivering her sound to the crowd using a handheld Shure UHF-R wireless transmitter sporting an SM58 capsule, the colorfully-clad Ms. O couldn't stop smiling throughout the entire set. Drummer Brian Chase and guitarist Nick Zinner cut loose musically with equal panache, bringing the night to a close with a hot energy factor matching the day's earlier air temps, which hovered around 90 degrees.

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