Modern Vampires of the City

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Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Diane Young’

Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how the hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.

01/14/2014

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Vampire Weekend Find New Gig As Newspaper Editors

Vampire Weekend are making good use of their fancy Columbia degrees with their latest venture.

09/11/2013

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Vampire Weekend Stages Indie Rock’s Last Supper In ‘Diane Young’ Video

After the lyric video for “Diane Young” got them in hot water with auto enthusiasts, Vampire Weekend have released a new and energetic clip chock full of cameos from the indie music scene.

06/03/2013

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Explore Vampire Weekend’s Secret Lives As Preppy Social Outsiders

In an exclusive interview with CBS News, the band explains that their notoriously preppy image is much more ironic and complicated than it may appear.

05/28/2013

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Vampire Weekend Releases New Song ‘Ya Hey’

Vampire Weekend continues to heighten the anticipation for Modern Vampires of the City by releasing a new song, “Ya Hey,” in the form of a lyric video.

05/03/2013

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Vampire Weekend And Steve Buscemi Get Awkward In Hilarious New Video

Things couldn’t get any more uncomfortable between the band and the actor in this funny new video clip in advance of their webcast collaboration.

04/16/2013

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Vampire Weekend Talks ‘Extremes’ Of New Album ‘Modern Vampires Of The City’

The men of Vampire Weekend have some surprises in store for fans on their upcoming new album, which swings between extremes from mellow to crazy.

04/15/2013

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Vampire Weekend Teamed Up With Steve Buscemi For NYC Easter Parade

The unlikely union found the band passing out chocolate Easter eggs and Buscemi assuming lead vocal duties on an impromptu rendition of new single “Diane Young.”

04/01/2013

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Vampire Weekend Reveal Two New Songs, ‘Diane Young’ And ‘Step’

Fresh from their triumphant set at SXSW 2013, Vampire Weekend have revealed the first single from their upcoming new album, ‘Modern Vampires of the City.’

03/18/2013

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