Update: XL have confirmed the rumours. The tracklisting/artwork for the album can be seen below, along with their newly announced tour dates.

  • Tracklisting:
  • 1) Obvious Bicycle
  • 2) Unbelievers
  • 3) Step
  • 4) Diane Young
  • 5) Don't Lie
  • 6) Hannah Hunt
  • 7) Everlasting Arms
  • 8) Finger Back
  • 9) Worship You
  • 10) Ya Hey
  • 11) Hudson
  • 12) Young Lion

  • Tour Dates:
  • March
  • 13th-16th Austin, TX - SXSW

  • April
  • 12th Las Vegas, NV - The Cosmopolitan
  • 14th Indio, CA – Coachella Festival
  • 16th Davis, CA - Freeborn Hall at UC Davis
  • 17th Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
  • 21st Indio, CA – Coachella Festival

  • May
  • 8th London, UK - The Troxy
  • 10th Paris, FR - Casino De Paris
  • 15th Boston, MA - Agganis Arena
  • 16th Toronto, ONT - Sony Centre
  • 17th Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit
  • 19th Kansas City, MO - Midland Theater
  • 20th Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre (co-headline with Of Monsters And Men)
  • 21st Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Garden Amphitheater
  • 23rd Portland, OR - Keller Auditorium


Following tweets from their twitter account (which was retweeted by their label XL), it seems Vampire Weekend have unveiled the title of their new album via a classified ad in the New York Times.

The ad reads: Modern Vampires Of The City - May 7th, 2013 (which was the previously announced release date - May 6th in the UK). This is also backed up by the mysterious .gif posted on their website (twith the character referring to the new album, their name, the year and their label.

Certainly better than Lemon Sounds... [via Pitchfork]