Karen O and Danger Mouse have unveiled new song, Woman. The new track from their forthcoming collaborative album Lux Prima, which is due on March 15th via BMG and is available for pre-order, follows their previously released title track.
The potent Woman features Karen Os empowering lyrics, which includes the affirmations of Girl, youll make it and You can take it and asserts, Im a woman/what you see during the chorus. Her uplifting lead vocals are buoyed by a punchy beat and retro-styled backing vocals.
Woman came like a bolt out of the blue when we were in the studio, Karen O said in a statement.We did a first pass where I was blurting unintelligible words and Danger Mouse and I were like, Dang! That was intense.Whats that word I keep saying? Woman.
The atmosphere was volatile with it being just after the election.A lot of people felt helpless like you do when youre a scared kid looking for assurance that everything is gonna be alright, she continued.I like to write songs that anyone can relate to but this one felt especially for the inner child in me that needed the bullies out there to know you dont fuck with me. Im a woman now and Ill protect that inner girl in me from hell and high water.