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Vampire Weekend

Formed: 2006 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Ezra Koenig
Biography: Describing their sound as "Upper West Side Soweto," New York City's Vampire Weekend mix preppy, well-read indie rock with joyful, Afro-pop-inspired melodies and rhythms. Ezra Koenig, Chris Baio, Rostam Batmanglij, and Chris Tomson formed the band early in 2006, when they were finishing up their studies ...Read full biography
Vampire Weekend
Released: 2008
Label: XL
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With the Internet able to build up or tear down artists almost as soon as they start practicing, the advance word and intense scrutiny doesn't always do a band any favors. By the time they've got a full-length ...Read full review
Modern Vampires of the City
Released: 2013
Label: XL
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At the time of its release, Modern Vampires of the City was touted as a "deeper" offering from Vampire Weekend. While that's true to an extent, that also downplays the equally heartfelt and clever songs ...Read full review
More Vampire Weekend albums: Main Albums (4), Singles & EPs (10)