The song "Elephants" featured in the 2011 independent horror film Siren, directed by Andrew Hull and released by Lionsgate.
Australian drummer Mozgawa (formerly of Mink and Swahili Blonde) joined the band in the winter of 2009.
On November 20, Warpaint performed "Composure," from The Fool, as well as new songs "Love Is to Die" and "Keep It Healthy", on BBC 6 Music with Steve Lamacq in the U. The next day, an article from the December 2013 issue of Dazed & Confused magazine appeared online, providing insight into the making of the new album, as well as the accompanying documentary, filmed by Lindberg's husband, video artist Chris Cunningham (the subject of the song "CC").
A music video, composed of a two-song vignette from the second album—"Disco//very" and "Keep it Healthy"—was released in April 2014.
Directed by Laban Pheidias, the video featured skateboarding from professional skateboarders Justin Eldridge, Kris Markovich and Patrick Melcher.
The band toured in promotion of the album up to summer 2015, after which its members began separate projects.
The sessions took over two months and concluded with mixing and mastering by Frusciante, who was also Kokal's boyfriend at the time.
Warpaint self-released the EP in 2008, which quickly moved to No.
In 2009, Exquisite Corpse was rereleased worldwide by Manimal Vinyl, to critical acclaim.
In February 2013, Wayman confirmed to NME that the band intended to create a minimalist sound on Warpaint, revealing that the band developed songs at soundchecks, and experimented more with acoustic guitars and percussion instruments on the album.
Lead vocalist Kokal noted that R&B and rap music were influences on Warpaint and stated that the album featured "things that have drum machines and ambience, music that's more than standard rock".
"Shadows", the first single from their debut album, was released as a digital download and 12" vinyl on January 10, 2011. and Europe in the spring and summer of 2011 to promote the album.
managing to be playlisted by BBC Radio 1 as part of "In New Music We Trust". They played at various major festivals including Summer Sundae, Bonnaroo, Glastonbury Festival, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Rock Werchter, and Electric Picnic. On September 25, 2011, they played the prestigious Hollywood Bowl, sharing the bill with TV on the Radio, Arctic Monkeys, Panda Bear and Smith Westerns.