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Vampire Weekend

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The new poster boys of hype have their debut full length coming out next week on XL Recordings, but is there substance behind all of the buzz?

In one word I say YES. Crafting afrobeat pop gems in the vein of Paul Simon’s “Graceland”, they are a truly fresh sound in the ever tiring music world. Who knew that 4 Columbia University Grads could craft such great tunes? With 1 Ep “Self titled” and a Single “Mansard Roof” under their belt to date, they have created a rabid fan base (including myself) with minimal touring and without full length to boot. Look for their Full Length “Self Titled” out next Tuesday on XL Recordings.

Track Listing:

  1. Mansard Roof
  2. Oxford Comma
  3. A-Punk
  4. Cape Cod Kwass Kwassa
  5. M79
  6. Campus
  7. Bryn
  8. One (Blake’s Got A New Face)
  9. I Stand Corrected
  10. Walcott
  11. The Kids Don’t Stand A Chance

Listen:

Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa

They Play 4 songs on WXPN “World Cafe”link

Video:

“A-Punk”

“Mansard Roof”

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