YMMV / Yeah Yeah Yeahs

  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: "Sacrilege". The gospel choir at the end clinches the "What just happened?" feeling some people can get listening to this song.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: "Maps", "Zero," "Gold Lion", "Heads Will Roll" and "Sacrilege".
  • Ear Worm: A number of their songs are guilty of this, but especially:
    'Was it the cure? Shellshock! Was it the cure? Hope not!'
  • Epic Riff: A few can fit this, and the intro to "Gold Lion" is very similar to the Epic Riff from "We Will Rock You".
  • It's Popular, Now It Sucks: Again, Rock Band didn't help this, but considering how "indie" the band started out, this likely happened well before that.
  • Nightmare Fuel: "Y Control" and its video.
  • Tear Jerker: "Maps"
    • The video, too. Karen ends up crying while she singsunsimulated, even. This happened because her (then-)boyfriend was supposed to come to the video shoot and wound up being 3 hours late while Karen was just about to leave for tour. Their relationship was already on a low point, so the fact he showed up very late just as she was about to leave and the song having that theme, well, wouldn't anyone cry?
    • Let's not forget the underrated fan favorite "Turn Into".
  • Theiss Titillation Theory: All over some of Karen O's outfits.