Show Your Bones
Label: Polydor Records
Karen O. steps up to a new level of squawk-less rock without losing her mad grin and karate-kick spunk. As the X-ray album title suggests, this second and more spit-polished-in-the-studio album has the guts to reveal the YYY's softer side yet still radiates with energy. "Cheated Hearts" and "Turn Into" are some of the band's most subtle, evolving-into-bliss songs yet.