Vampire Weekend “having more fun on the road” ahead of Edinburgh gig

Vampire Weekend “having more fun on the road” ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh later this year, New York indie favourites Vampire Weekend have said expanding their live show and recruiting new members has changed their touring dynamic. Speaking to NME, Ezra Koenig said: “We’re having more fun on the road these days. In the early days, we never had enough people to cover all the parts. It was just a little more intense, playing live with only four people. “The records were…

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Listen: Vampire Weekend share new songs Harmony Hall and 2021

Listen: Vampire Weekend share new songs Harmony Hall and 2021

New York indie favourites Vampire Weekend have returned with their first new material in six years – and you can listen to new tracks Harmony Hall and 2021 here. Lifted from forthcoming album Father Of The Bride, the two tracks were teased earlier this week in a two-hour instrumental video. Now, the band have finally shared the songs. Harmony Hall was written by Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig and produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and Koenig,…

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Vampire Weekend set to release double album

Vampire Weekend set to release double album

New York indie outfit Vampire Weekend have revealed they are to release an 18-song double album – with the first two songs set to drop next week. Frontman Ezra Koenig announced on Instagram that the band plans to release “three 2-song drops every month until the record is out,” starting next week. In the post, Koenig wrote: “This album didn’t really take any longer to write/record than MVOTC [‘Modern Vampires Of The City’]. We just…

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