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Jakarta Post

NY-based Yeah Yeah Yeahs headline Love Garage

  • Mary Baines

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, February 4 2013   /  11:55 am

Wait: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs performed to a crowd on Friday night in Jakarta. JP/Ricky Yudhistira Revelers at Friday’s Love Garage festival could be forgiven if they left feeling like no one loves them quite like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs love them.

Performing for the first time in Jakarta, the garage punk band previewed new songs from their anticipated album Mosquito, to be released in April, and rocked out to old favorites like “Maps”, singing the famous words: “Wait, they don’t love you like I love you.”

The trio attracted thousands of Jakarta’s trendy to the music festival that also featured American indie rock band Ra Ra Riot, Homogenic and Rock n Roll Mafia.

A blonde Karen O was adorned in an Elvis-in-Vegas red-glitter suit with a zebra-print cape and a crown with the word “Yeah”. Screeching and throwing herself around, she made low screams into the m...