With a buzz that has steadily grown over the past two years, the young ladies of Warpaint are about to break out with the release of The Fool next week.
Assured and accomplished for a debut, it’s the culmination of a six year rise through the Los Angeles music scene.
As you might expect, some showbiz types have had a hand in their development — actress Shannyn Sossamon and current Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer are both former members, and their 2008 EP, Exquisite Corpse, was produced by former Chili Pepper John Frusciante.
See for yourself in the video for lead single “Undertow”:
The track that immediately grabbed my attention was the eponymous “Warpaint”:
For a little more snarl and attitude, here’s the video for “Elephants” off Exquisite Corpse: