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Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend

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Famous as :

Rock band

Birth Date :

2006

Birth Place :

New York, USA

Claim to fame :

Debut album "Vampire Weekend" (2008)

Biography


Vampire Weekend consist of Ezra Koenig (vocals, guitar), Rostam Batmanglij (keyboards, guitar, vocals), Chris Baio (bass) and Christopher Tomson (drums). They met while attending Columbia University.

The four guys started the group in 2006 and worked on their first studio project as indie artists while working full-time jobs. The result is a self-titled mini album which was released after they graduated from college.

Latest News


Vampire Weekend, HAIM and More Join 'Carrie' Soundtrack

October 09, 2013 06:22:10 GMT

The full tracklist of "" soundtrack has been revealed. Today's best indie artists, such as , , and , have made contribution to the soundtrack of upcoming horror movie that stars .
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Vampire Weekend's 'Diane Young' Music Video Features Celebrity Cameos

June 04, 2013 08:25:02 GMT

debuts a music video for "Diane Young". The video begins with the band members gathering with several other people for a Last Supper. The peaceful-looked mealtime then turns into a chaotic party with confetti all over the place and some other people dancing wildly.
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Vampire Weekend Beats George Strait to the Top of Billboard 200

May 23, 2013 07:27:39 GMT

New York rockers land this week's No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with the 134,000 sales debut of "". With the record-setting sales week for the band, it becomes their second No. 1 album on the chart, after the first one, "Contra" which arrived at the top back in 2010 with 124,000 copies sold.
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Vampire Weekend Releases Lyric Video for 'Ya Hey'

May 04, 2013 04:24:41 GMT

's third album "" is coming out soon and the New York City rockers have released a lyric video for the track "Ya Hey" to tide fans over from now until their forthcoming new album finally hits the stores. The Ezra Koenig-led indie rock band squanders perfectly good champagne for their new five-minute-plus clip as they reveal the lyrics to their latest song.
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Vampire Weekend Close Pitchfork Music Fest, Lady GaGa Watches Kendrick Lamar

July 16, 2012 07:09:21 GMT

The Pitchfork music festival ended its weekend run on Sunday, July 15. The closing act, , were joined by some other independent acts in the concert that was held in Chicago's Union Park.
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Vampire Weekend Allowed to Sue Photographer Over Cover Art

December 02, 2010 08:32:29 GMT

Rockers have won permission from a judge to serve a photographer with legal papers via email or post after failing to track him down in the ongoing battle over their "" album artwork.
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Vampire Weekend Frustrated by Artwork Lawsuit

July 20, 2010 03:42:07 GMT

Rockers have spoken out about the multi-million dollar legal battle over their album cover art - calling the lawsuit "frustrating". The band is facing legal action from Kristen Kennis, the blonde featured on the front of their second album, "", who has filed a $2 million lawsuit in Los Angeles alleging she never gave permission for the 1983 snap to be used on the cover.
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Vampire Weekend Sued for More Than $2 Million Over 'Contra' Cover Art

July 16, 2010 04:27:40 GMT

A cover girl appearing on the front page of 's latest album "" files lawsuit against the band, alleging them using her image without her consent. The woman named Ann Kirsten Kennis filed the legal paper at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, July 14.
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Vampire Weekend's 'Jonathan Low' From 'Eclipse' Soundtrack Revealed

May 28, 2010 05:08:42 GMT

A new single of which is entitled "Jonathan Low" has been made available for listening pleasure via Consequence of Sound. The song is included in "" soundtrack album which will hit U.S. stores on June 8.
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Vampire Weekend's 'Holiday' Music Video Arrives in Full

May 27, 2010 09:37:57 GMT

Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Tomson and Chris Baio wear powdered wigs, waistcoats, breeches and stockings in 's "Holiday" music video. Despite getting dressed in an old-schooled way, they still enjoy today's current lifestyle, like having a pool party with bikini babes.
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Official Tracklisting of 'Twilight Saga's Eclipse' Soundtrack Album

May 13, 2010 05:37:38 GMT

Summit Entertainment have released an official tracklisting for a coundtrack compilation of their highly-anticipated movie "". Musicians contributing to this album range from indie artists and to rock music acts and to Hip-Hop performer like .
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Eminem, Jay-Z, Muse, John Mayer and More Lined Up for Oxegen Fest

February 24, 2010 07:27:14 GMT

Complete line-up for this year's Oxegen Music Festival has been revealed. Appearing among the confirmed musical guests are rap moguls and as well as British rock band and Pop/soul singer .
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Vampire Weekend's 'Giving Up the Gun' Video Feat. Joe Jonas

February 20, 2010 02:00:08 GMT

have debuted an official music video in support of their latest single "Giving Up the Gun". It follows and as they are beaten by a young lady during a "rigorous" tennis match.
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Sneak Peek to Joe Jonas-Featuring Video From Vampire Weekend

February 19, 2010 04:56:42 GMT

Two pictures from the video shoot of 's "Giving Up the Gun" music video which will feature as a cameo have emerged. One of the snaps shows the band's performance, and the other sees them in a tennis court.
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'Glee' Star Jane Lynch Set to Marry Girlfriend

January 26, 2010 04:17:15 GMT

will walk down the aisle with her partner, Dr. Lara Embry this spring. The "" actress told New York Times' Carpetbagger blog during 67th Annual Golden Globes on Sunday, January 17 that she has a plan to marry her girlfriend in May, about one year after they met for the first time.
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Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian Lead Nominations of 2010 NME Awards

January 26, 2010 04:11:51 GMT

The shortlist of this year's nominations at the Shockwaves NME Awards have been revealed on Monday, January 25 during a launch party at the London Tabernacle with a live performance from The Maccabees. and lead the pack with six nods each.
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Vampire Weekend Rule Hot 200, Making Highest Indie Record Debut

January 21, 2010 04:39:01 GMT

enter at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200 with their second studio album "". Scanning more than 120,000 copies in its first week on sale, the XL Recordings release forces last week's champ 's "" to fall to No. 3.
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Artist of the Week: Vampire Weekend

January 11, 2010 05:31:02 GMT

Dubbed as one of the best new bands in 2008, are going to release their second studio album "" across United States on January 12. The four-piece band will celebrate the album release with a special intimate show at Los Angeles' Henry Fonda Theater. They will make an in-store performance in London the next day.
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