CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH | CMJ 2005
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

"There were long lines in two directions down the street for this buzzed bill. Even though both local bands play in the city quite a bit, out of towners packed the house to hear what all the commotion was about (for CYHSY mainly)." [CMJ]

THE ORIGIN OF THE NAME | A WALL IN BROOKLYN
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

"I knew it sounded familiar! I dragged Jed out to photograph the graffiti I'd seen in Brooklyn on Baltic street between 3rd and 4th avenue." [Stereogum on the origin of the name]

CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH | CMJ 2005
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

"...Brooklyn's Clap Your Hands Say Yeah has signed a distribution deal with Warner Music Group's ADA Distribution. Reuters had an article on this the other day. ADA president Andy Allen called it exactly what it is: very unusual..." [Coolfer]

Thanks JJ for the pics of CYHSY's CMJ show at Mercury Lounge Friday night (Sept 16, 2005). I didn't go, but I did take pictures of the line outside. Jed Stereogum and Productshop were inside with JJ.