Skeletons (Yeah Yeah Yeahs song)
Limited edition 7" sleeve designed by Nick Zinner
|Single by Yeah Yeah Yeahs|
|from the album It's Blitz!|
|Released||March 1, 2010 (7" vinyl)
January 31, 2010 (iTunes Store)
|Format||CD, 7", digital download|
|Genre||Art rock, new wave, electronica|
|Writer(s)||Brian Chase, Karen Orzolek, Nick Zinner|
|Producer(s)||Nick Launay, Dave Sitek|
|Yeah Yeah Yeahs singles chronology|
"Skeletons" is the third single from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' third album It's Blitz!. The 7" edition of the single, limited to 500 copies, was released on March 1, 2010. The single was also released on January 31, 2010, in the iTunes Store.
The photograph on the 7" vinyl sleeve was created by the band's guitarist Nick Zinner, who is a professional photographer. The artwork features a barn in rural Massachusetts during a snowstorm, and is a reference to the location where the song was written.
Record Store Day Release
A limited edition 7" 33 1⁄3 RPM vinyl copy of "Skeletons" was released for Record Store Day in 2010. The record contained the single, as well as, a B-side of the song being played live at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn New York. The live version of the song was mixed and engineered by Harley Zinker and Tom Carlisle at Fireplace Studios in New York.
- "Nick Zinner does artwork for limited edition Yeah Yeah Yeahs release". NME. February 5, 2010. Retrieved February 9, 2010.
- Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Skeletons at iTunes Store UK
- Christgau, Robert. "Consumer Guide: It's Blitz!". MSN Music: May 2009. Archived from the original on 2010-06-10.
- Sullivan, Caroline (March 20, 2009). "Yeah Yeah Yeahs: It's Blitz!". The Guardian. Retrieved April 11, 2013.
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