ABC News Now caught up with Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at Lollapalooza 2007, where the guys talked about finding initial commercial success thanks to an online following, if they were influenced by critics making their second album, being compared to David Byrne, Segway tours, and more. Watch the interview, posted Monday (August 20), at abcnews.go.com.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah performed in support of the group’s second album ‘Some Loud Thunder’ at the Enmore Theatre on Wednesday (May 23) in Sydney, Australia. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
Dirty Pretty Things, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, and The Raconteurs performed during the Rock en Seine music festival on August 25th in Saint-Cloud, near Paris, France. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah performed in concert on July 7th at The Forum in London, England. Check out pictures from FilmMagic.
After coalescing as a band two years ago, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah played a handful of gigs, spent a year working on their debut album while paying the rent with day jobs, and then watched incredulously as their self-release sold nearly a quarter million copies. “Yeah, it’s been pretty overwhelming,” keyboardist Robbie Guertin admitted to Brian Baker of Cincinnati CityBeat. “We just made an album that we were proud of and we were fortunate everyone else liked it so much, too. It’s totally exciting. It’s like, ‘Who are these 200,000 people?'” Read more.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah performed at Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club for a full concert, originally webcast live on NPR.org on Wednesday (March 8). Their performance was featured as part of NPR Music’s ongoing live concert series from ‘All Songs Considered’. Check it out here.