10 Facts About Vampire Weekend


Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006 and currently signed to Columbia Records.

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Band's eponymous first album Vampire Weekend —which included charting singles "A-Punk" and "Oxford Comma"—showcased a blend of indie pop, Afropop influences, and chamber music elements, and has been hailed as one of the greatest debut albums.

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In 2010, Vampire Weekend embarked on a North American tour with Beach House and Dum Dum Girls.

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Vampire Weekend made it onto this list with Jay-Z, John Legend, and Alicia Keys.

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Vampire Weekend noted that he and Koenig would continue to collaborate.

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Later the same day, Koenig announced that Vampire Weekend was in the studio working on their upcoming fourth album, with Batmanglij contributing to the record.

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Vampire Weekend said that the record would feature an array of collaborators, including Batmanglij, marking the first time the band has included guest vocalists in an album.

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Vampire Weekend contributed a cover of "Exit Music " for Stereogum Presents.

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In 2014, Vampire Weekend contributed a cover of "Con te Partiro" by Andrea Bocelli on the Valentine's Day compilation, Sweetheart 2014.

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Vampire Weekend contributed a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "I'm Goin' Down" on the Girls Vol.

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