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For Karen O and Danger Mouse, it was a drunk dial in 2008.
At least, that’s how half of this duo featuring the queen of the aughts rock revival and the versatile Grammy-winning producer remembers it. His flummoxed collaborator at the other end of the couch slowly recalled what had happened: After years of saying they wanted to work together but only meeting briefly, Karen O had seized the moment.“I get excited about things after a couple of drinks — then I’m like, yeah, I’m going to call him now! “That’s so me, too,” she added and let out the Karen O cackle, a high, sharp peal of laughter.
Karen O drew a blank when Danger Mouse (born Brian Burton) brought it up late last month at Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village, where they worked on their new album, “Lux Prima.”“I got this phone call, and you were like, it’s Karen O. Sipping tea in an upstairs studio at the storied recording complex, both musicians were in Clark Kent mode, Zen and studious.
I briefly met O in the summer of ’06, as a wide-eye intern at Reading Festival.(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images) Is Scarlett Johansson‘s A. character in Spike Jonze‘s Oscar-winning drama “Her” based on the director’s ex-girlfriend, Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O?That’s one intriguing fan theory proposed on Reddit that is gaining traction among the site’s community of film fans.Burton was a cross-genre producer searching for his niche when “The Grey Album” — his unauthorized mash-up of Jay-Z’s “The Black Album” and the Beatles record known as the White Album — became a cause célèbre (and almost ended his career before it started) in 2004.He went on to form Gnarls Barkley with Cee Lo Green; work with Gorillaz, Beck, the Black Keys and U2; and collaborate with James Mercer of the Shins in a group called Broken Bells., but old enough to question what’s coming next.