Just days after debuting two new songs at a show at the Glass House in Pomona, New York's
Like "It's Blitz!," the upcoming disc was produced by Dave Sitek of
"We took a more playful, lo-fi approach to songwriting," singer Karen O said in a statement. "Much of the music was demo'd in our little basement studio in
"I think this record has more moodier and tripped-out songs than you've ever heard from us," she added. "You might catch some roots-reggae and minimalist psychedelia influences in there."
Karen O, guitarist Nick Zinner and drummer Brian Chase have spent the last few years pursuing interests outside the group.
In 2011 the frontwoman premiered a rock opera, "Stop the Virgens," at Brooklyn's St. Ann's Warehouse, then collaborated with
"This is a feel-good, food-for-the-soul, chicken-soup-for-the-ears Yeah Yeah Yeahs record," Karen O said. "Which doesn't mean easy listening. It means kind of raw, kind of chaotic, kind of dreamy. Very us."
Watch a short video about "Mosquito" below.