Vampire Weekend have ’80 per cent’ of their new album written, according to the band’s frontman Ezra Koenig.
Koenig gave the album update during an interview he conduced with The Walkmen for The Fader, and admitted writing and recording the follow-up to 2010′s ‘Contra‘ has been a ‘long process’.
“We’re working on our album,” he said. “It’s been a long process. We always try to write and record at the same time. So we’ve always got some ProTools session demo that tends to actually turn into the finished product. I think we have 80 per cent of the songs now.”
Released in January 2010, ‘Contra’ swiftly followed the band’s eponymous debut album, and hit the top spot in the US while also going top three in the UK. The album’s sleeve made headlines when Ann Kirsten Kennis made a threat to sue that band and XL Recordings for allegedly using her image on the artwork without due permission.Just Published:
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