LOS ANGELES - Ezra Koenig wanted to be clear about this: The frontman of Vampire Weekend was not comparing his band to the Beatles.
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It was only a matter of time before Vampire Weekend singer Ezra Koenig recorded a genuine reggae track featuring his very own fake patois — we're only glad he was in the highly capable hand (the other one's a blaster) of Major Lazer...
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Ezra Koenig may not recognise the press' caricature of his band but, three albums in, they all seem at ease with being divisiveSometimes the better an album is, the less you have to say about it." Ezra Koenig, frontman of Vampire Weekend, is sitting in the Guardian canteen with the band's drummer Chris Tomson, dryly talking through the facts of making their third album,...
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Vampire Weekend have released two new tracks from their long-awaited album Modern Vampires of the City "Diane Young" and "Step" "Diane Young" is a driving rock track with grungy guitars that devolve into electronic deluges over the course of its quick run It finds frontman Ezra Koenig wailing "No one knows...
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The band's newest, 'Modern Vampires of the City,' breaks stylistic ground, a huge leap for a one-time college band. The band is holding onto its indie roots while poised to swoop into the mainstream with shows at Coachella and the upcoming Lollapalooza and Glastonbury.Ezra Koenig wanted to be clear about this: The frontman of Vampire Weekend was not comparing his band to the...
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The return of Vampire Weekend, with their first album in three years, rates really high on my list of excitement. The Brooklyn quartet drop their new album Modern Vampires of the City May 14 and will headline Squamish Valley Music Festival August 9-10 with Queens of the Stone Age. This week, Laurie Logan and I talked with Ezra and Rostam from Vampire Weekend on 102.7 The...
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Ezra Koenig says that he thinks Dappy is "self-aware and funny"
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Frontman says media criticism 'was meaningless and hollow'
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Vampire Weekend have posted a lyric video for their new song "Ya Hey" which scrolls lyrics across the screen while people spray bottles of champagne behind them "America don't love you / So I could never love you / In spite of everything" frontman Ezra Koenig sings over a building...
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