WARPAINT – ” Heads Up ” Best Albums Of 2016

Posted: December 1, 2016 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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After taking some time away from each other to concentrate on solo projects, the members of Los Angeles band Warpaint released their album back in September with a new album, Heads Up.

“I feel really proud of what we made—almost surprised and shocked,” bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg . “When we were making it, I was like, ‘I wonder what this is going to sound like? How’s this going to come together?’ I love the way that it came together so nicely. I feel so proud of it, and like it’s an evolution of our band. It sounds like a mature version of Warpaint.”

Heads Up is Warpaint’s third full-length album and first since 2014’s self titled album. Late last year, Lindberg released Right On.  After a solo record under the name jennylee. In addition, guitarist/singer Theresa Wayman formed Boss with Sarah Jones and Guro Gikling  and put out a single called “I’m Down With That.” Another member of Warpaint, Emily Kokal, appeared on songs by Saul Williams and Paul Bergmann.

Warpaint played a handful of European festival dates during the August period. When the hazy LA rockers released ‘New Song’ in early August, it was a complete surprise: Warpaint does pop. There’s more where that came from on third album ‘Heads Up – ‘By Your Side’, ‘So Good’ – but they still remain true to the moody atmosphere of their previous work elsewhere.

Warpaint, ‘Heads Up’ Track Listing

1. “White Out”
2. “By Your Side”
3. “New Song”
4. “The Stall”
5. “So Good”
6. “Don’t Wanna”
7. “Don’t Let Go”
8. “Dre”
9. “Heads Up”
10. “Above Control”
11. “Today Dear”

 

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