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Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006. They are currently signed to XL Recordings. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, guitarist/keyboardist and backing vocalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer and percussionist Chris Tomson and bassist and backing vocalist Chris Baio. The band released its first album Vampire Weekend in 2008, which included the singles "Mansard Roof", "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" and "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance". The band's second album, Contra, was released in 2010. Their third studio album, Modern Vampires of the City, was released on May 14, 2013, winning them a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2014.

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Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne and Rufus Wainwright sing 'Grease' hit

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne and Rufus Wainwright sing 'Grease' hit

The all-star cast performed a rendition of 'Summer Nights' from the musical

  • Jun 16, 2014

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig covers 'Seinfeld' theme for video game

Singer records version of 'The Junior Mint' for the project

  • May 6, 2014

Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij to pen original music for Broadway play starring Michael Cera

The new production of 'This Is Our Youth' will open this summer

  • Apr 9, 2014

Karen O teams up with Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig on 'The Moon Song' – listen

Pair duet on new version of Oscar-nominated song

  • Feb 11, 2014

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig: 'Our music has been political'

The singer discusses the politics of 'Modern Vampires Of The City' in a new interview

  • Feb 3, 2014

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The Troxy, London, Thursday May 2

  • May 20, 2013

Vampire Weekend - 'Modern Vampires Of The City'

Out go the synths, the electronica and Africa. In come the American heartland and heavenly choirs of angels

  • May 13, 2013

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - Wu Lyf, Vampire Weekend, Mystery Jets

Wu Lyf, Vampire Weekend, Mystery Jets

  • Jun 3, 2010

Live review: Vampire Weekend

Hippodrome, Kingston Thursday, January 14

  • Feb 1, 2010

Album review: Vampire Weekend - 'Contra' (XL)

Moving on, with old charms still remaining

  • Jan 8, 2010

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