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See Yeasayer Play Dubsteppy Slow Jam ‘Longevity’ on ‘Fallon’

'Fragrant World,' the follow-up to 2010's 'Odd Blood,' is out today

picture-18576-1373300776Marc Hogan // August 21, 2012

There ain’t nothin’ wrong with a little wub and grind. Yeasayer’s third album, Fragrant World, is out today on Secretly Canadian, and last night they returned to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform “Longevity,” a cyborg slow jam with rattling, post-dubstep sub-bass. The smoldering violin solo had to be piped in, but otherwise, the dancing, zoned-in band appeared to be taking their own carpe-diem/YOLO advice: “Live in the moment / Never count on longevity,” Yeasayer singer Chris Keating repeats. Your mind might be telling you no, but your body, your body is telling you yes.

Read our Q&A: Yeasayer on Not Being the ‘New Cool Band’ Anymore