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A Los Angeles quartet dealing in sparse, atmospheric art rock, Warpaint originally consisted of sisters Jenny Lee Lindberg and Shannyn Sossamon (on bass and drums, respectively), as well as Emily Kokal and Theresa Wayman on vocal and guitar. Sossamon left due to conflicts with her acting schedule and was replaced by Stella Mozgawa. With a dedicated lineup, the band began to experiment with murky spaciousness and stripped-down arrangements, and gained the attention of former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante. In 2009, they self-released their debut EP, Exquisite Corpse (which was mixed by Frusciante). After a successful showing at CMJ, they signed with Rough Trade and set to work recording their full-length debut for the label. The Fool arrived in October 2010, featuring more fleshed-out songcraft and stronger performances. After taking a few years to follow up their debut and citing their desire to experiment more with sounds and really connect as a group, the band released the lead single "Love Is to Die," which was featured in a Calvin Klein advert in September 2013. Their eponymous sophomore album, which was produced by Flood and mixed by him and Nigel Godrich, was released in early 2014. Following the album's release, Warpaint spent almost a year-and-a-half on the road. After the tour finished, the women of Warpaint pursued different projects: Jenny Lee Lindberg issued her solo debut Right On!; Theresa Wayman founded BOSS with Hot Chip's Sarah Jones and All We Are's Guro Gikling; Stella Mozgawa played with Kurt Vile on tour and in the studio, and Emily Kokal collaborated with Paul Bergmann. The band reunited in January 2016 and recorded their third album in a matter of months. Released that September, Heads Up brought a newfound urgency -- as well as inspirations such as Kendrick Lamar, Janet Jackson, Björk, and OutKast -- to Warpaint's music ~ Gregory Heaney
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    Adult Alternative
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    Adult Rock
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Albums by

Top Songs by

  1.   Song
  2.   Undertow
  3.   New Song
  4.   Elephants
  5.   Ashes to Ashes
  6.   Shadows
  7.   Love Is to Die
  8.   Warpaint
  9.   Set Your Arms Down
  10.   White Out
  11.   Don't Wanna
  12.   By Your Side
  13.   Beetles
  14.   Billie Holiday
  15.   Intro
  16.   Baby
  17.   Composure
  18.   Feeling Alright
  19.   Stars
  20.   Today Dear
  21.   No Way Out
  22.   Son
  23.   Biggy
  24.   Lissie's Heart Murmur
  25.   Krimson
  26.   Dre
  27.   So Good
  28.   The Stall
  29.   I'll Start Believing
  30.   The Chauffeur
  31.   Drive
  32.   Disco//Very
  33.   Teese
  34.   Hi
  35.   Keep It Healthy
  36.   Elephant
  37.   Majesty
  38.   Burgundy
  39.   Above Control
  40.   CC
  41.   Bees
  42.   Heads Up
  43.   Don't Let Go
  44.   Go In

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