Vampire Weekend cover Blur’s ‘Song 2’ live in New York – watch

Band play song during gig at Barclays Centre on Friday night (September 20)

Vampire Weekend covered Blur‘s ‘Song 2’ during a live show in New York on Friday (September 20).

The band were performing live at the Barclays Centre when they played the song, which originally appeared on Blur’s 1997 album ‘Blur’. Solange and Sky Ferreira provided support on the night. Footage filmed by a fan during the gig can be seen above.

Vampire Weekend will embark on a UK arena tour this November. The band, who released their third studio album ‘Modern Vampires Of The City’ earlier this year, will play five dates in total on the jaunt. Starting in Birmingham on November 12, Vampire Weekend will play shows in London, Glasgow and Leeds before ending in Manchester on November 17. Noah And The Whale will support on all dates.

Vampire Weekend will play:

Birmingham NIA (November 12)
London The 02 (13)
Glasgow The Hydro (15)
Leeds First Direct Arena (16)
Manchester Arena (17)

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