Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend

 

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Vampire Weekend are an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006. They are currently signed to Columbia Records.[1][2] The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, drummer and percussionist Chris Tomson and bassist and backing vocalist Chris Baio. The band's first album Vampire Weekend (2008) – which included the singles "Mansard Roof", "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" and "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance" – was acclaimed by critics for its world music influences. Their following album, Contra (2010), was similarly acclaimed and garnered strong commercial success. Their third studio album, Modern Vampires of the City (2013), won the group a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2014.[3] Currently, the band are working on their fourth studio album, slated for release in 2018.[4]

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Modern Vampires of the City
 
Modern Vampires of the City is the 2013 third studio album by American indie rock band Vampire Weekend.
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
 
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peter Sollett and starring Michael Cera and Kat Dennings.
I Love You, Man
 
I Love You, Man (originally titled Let's Be Friends) is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by John Hamburg and written by Hamburg, based on a script previously by Larry Levin.
Vampire Weekend
 
Vampire Weekend is the debut studio album by the American indie rock band Vampire Weekend, released in January 2008 on XL Recordings.

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Former Vampire Weekend band member to perform at the Bishop
  –  March 28, 2018
“We have worked on music projects together in different ways,” Rostam said. One such project is the video for Buck’s song “Mexico,” which was directed and shot by Rostam in 2009. In addition to being a member of Vampire Weekend, Rostam produced ...
Vampire Weekend re-emerge for Lollapalooza festival
  –  March 22, 2018
Vampire Weekend last released an album in 2013: “Modern Vampires of the City”, which won the Grammy for Best Alternative Music Album. The band has not played full concerts since 2014, although it made two brief appearances in 2016 to campaign for ...
Vampire Weekend re-emerge for Lollapalooza festival
  –  March 22, 2018
Vampire Weekend, former Columbia University students who have merged world music into their indie pop, last released an album in 2013 - Modern Vampires Of The City - which won the Grammy for Best Alternative Music Album. The band has not played full ...
Vampire Weekend re-emerge for Lollapalooza festival
  –  March 22, 2018
Vampire Weekend, former Columbia University students who have merged world music into their indie pop, last released an album in 2013 -- "Modern Vampires of the City" -- which won the Grammy for Best Alternative Music Album. The band has not played full ...
Watch Vampire Weekend get a shout-out from Sting and Shaggy
  –  March 7, 2018
Following the announcement, Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio took to Twitter to express his excitement about the collab. “Sting & Shaggy have had one of the most iconic album campaigns in music history and the record doesn’t even drop for another two ...
Vampire Weekend Announce Live Return At Music Festival
  –  February 2, 2018
(Gibson) It's been five years since Vampire Weekend released any music - their last was 2013's Grammy-winning Modern Vampires of the City - and four years since they last performed as a band together. In that time, multi-instrumentalist and co-songwriter ...
How Vampire Weekend Burned Off the Bush Era
  –  January 29, 2018
The year is 2006, and Vampire Weekend have just formed. George W. Bush is president. The first smartphone won’t be released for another year. Music blogs are flourishing, and the old recording industry gatekeepers are losing their power. The moment is ...

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