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

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