Vampire Weekend Lyrics


Vampire Weekend Lyrics

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From the Album Modern Vampires Of The City (2013) (buy at amazon.com)
2014 Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Performance


From the Album Contra (2010) (buy at amazon.com)



From the Album Vampire Weekend (2008) (buy at amazon.com)



From the Album Vampire Weekend EP (2007) (buy at amazon.com)
Vampire Weekend EP
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
A-Punk
Oxford Comma


Other Songs:
I'm Going Down
Jonathan Low (from "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" soundtrack)
Ladies Of Cambridge
Ottoman (from "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" soundtrack)


Vampire Weekend Info:

Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006. The band members met while enrolled at Columbia University, beginning with a rap collaboration between Koenig and Tomson.

They bonded over a shared love of punk rock and African music, and Koenig toured with The Dirty Projectors during a period of experimentation with African music, inspiring the band to incorporate world sounds in their early work. -Wikipedia

From:
New York City, New York

Genres:
Indie rock, alternative rock, indie pop, baroque pop, Afrobeat

Years active:
2006-present

Associated acts:
Dirty Projectors, L’Homme Run, Discovery, Baio, Ra Ra Riot

Name Origin:
The band chose the name "Vampire Weekend" from the title of a short film project Koenig worked on during the summer between freshman and sophomore years in college.

The song "Walcott" is about the protagonist in the film. Walcott was supposedly fighting vampires to protect his virginity in the short film, which was never completed.

Members:
Ezra Koenig – lead vocals, guitar, lyrics
(2006-present)

Chris Baio – bass, backing vocals
(2006-present)

Chris Tomson – drums, backing vocals, percussion
(2006-present)

Former Members:
Rostam Batmanglij – guitar, backing and lead vocals, keyboards, production, lyrics
(2006–2016)

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