The UK Record Store Chart, compiled entirely from sales registered at Britain’s independent record shops, has Vampire Weekend as its number one this week with their third LP ‘Modern Vampires Of The City‘.
“A lot of our songs have four-on-the-floor drum patterns, which is a big part of their music,” so says Vampire Weekend bass player Chris Baio, as the band look ahead to a spate of touring along side Mumford & Sons.
OK, so this should be great – Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio (a distant cousin of the onscreen mobster Steve Buscemi) tells Rolling Stone magazine that Buscemi will direct a Youtube/Vevo livesteam of the band’s concert, to be shot at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom on April 28th. The gig is part of the American Express Unstaged Series.
Vampire Weekend are previewing their double A-side single ‘Diane Young/Step‘ after the confirmation of the full details of their third album.
Vampire Weekend have today confirmed the release date of their third album.
Vampire Weekend will release their ‘dark’ new album this spring, according to frontman Ezra Koenig.
Vampire Weekend celebrated Halloween yesterday by handing the new track ‘Unbelievers‘ its live debut. The performance has been uploaded to YouTube and can be viewed below.
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