Vampire Weekend reveal new songs ‘Diane Young’ and ‘Step’ – listen

New York band share double a-side single taken from third album

Vampire Weekend have revealed new songs ‘Diane Young’ and ‘Step’. Scroll down to listen now.

The New York band premiered new tracks ‘Diane Young’ and ‘Step’ on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show, having teased fans with the news on Twitter. “We’re dropping a double a-side single today – Diane Young/ Step. Get Ready” wrote the band. Both songs are taken from Vampire Weekend’s forthcoming third studio album ‘Modern Vampires Of The City’, due for release via XL Recordings on May 6.

Vampire Weekend appeared at this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas and performed a number of new songs during their set on Saturday (March 16). Among the new songs played by the band were ‘Diane Young’ and ‘Ya Hey’.


The tracklisting for ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ is as follows:

‘Obvious Bicycle’
‘Diane Young’
‘Don’t Lie’
‘Hannah Hunt’
‘Everlasting Arms’
‘Finger Back’
‘Worship You’
‘Ya Hey’
‘Young Lion’

Vampire Weekend – ‘Diane Young’

Vampire Weekend – ‘Step’