Bet You Didn’t Know: Warpaint


Theresa Wayman, Emily Kokal, Jenny Lee Lindberg, and Stella Mozgawa are the members of an American Indie Rock outfit named Warpaint. Warpaint has just released their brand new self-titled album and now they’re going to rock Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014. Of course we’re at Svana Paper are going to provide you some mesmerizing facts that you may didn’t know yet about the band. Here are amusing facts about Warpaint:

1. The band has a special relationship with Red Hot Chili Peppers. Their vocalist, Emily Kokal used to date former Red Hot Chili Peppers’ guitarist, John Frusciante. Even John mixed Warpaint’s debut EP, “Exquisite Corpse” in 2008. RHCP’s current guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer used to fill drums for Warpaint.

2Heath Ledger used to be a fan of this band back in their early days in Los Angeles.

3. Holywood actress, Shannyn Sossamon is an older sister of Jenny Lee Lindberg. She’s one of the founding member of Warpaint and used to fill drums during their early days.

4. Even though they were based in Los Angeles, their drummer, Stella Mozgawa is a native Australian.

5. Way before the appearance of cute indie pinups like Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHS and the Haim sisters, Jenny Lee Lindberg has been considered as the cutest indie pinup. Even Birmingham outfits, Swim Deep has cited her name on the lyrics of their hit, “King City”

6. Warpaint’s hit, “Billie Holiday” is an ode to late jazz singer, Billie Holiday and a hit from Mary Wells, “My Guy”.

7. Theresa Wayman is one of the cast from 2002 movie, The Rules of Attraction.

8. Warpaint is going to visit Kuala Lumpur for the first time on February 12th, 2014. You can buy the tickets at Soundscape Records or Rock Corner. Their sophomore, Warpaint is an early contender for our album of the year so please make sure you don’t miss this gig! Cheers.