Vampire Weekend finish new album, announce release date
Vampire Weekend have updated their website, announcing that their new album will be released this May.
Their "darker and more organic" sounding third album will be released on May 6/7th.
Their last album, Contra, was released in 2010.
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Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes Fools Gold, Uffie, Ellie Goulding & Vampire Weekend. Remix MP3: Uffie - Pop The Glock (Mirwais Pop Remix) Cover MP3: Ellie Goulding - Wolves (Bon Iver Cover) Live MP3: Vampire Weekend - A-Punk (Live) MP3 Of The Day! Fools Gold MP3: Fools Gold - Surprise Hotel http://www.myspace.com/foolsgold [read more]
The track has been heavily reworked in order to feature a more electronic approach, but the final product is quite brilliant; the 13-track compilation is due out on February 4th. [read more]
A press release from the band stated that the four members are "working together with the papers' permanent editors, [to] choose subject matter to be covered by the publications while curating a special section devoted to the best foods of New York City." [read more]
Watch Vampire Weekend perform a couple of songs live on Jimmy Kimmel. They did a pretty decent job. [read more]