Vampire Weekend Creates an Indie-Rock Last Supper

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Two Vampire Weekend posts in like a month? Who am I?Anyway, the band has yet another video with spiritual elements. This time it's for their single "Diane Young." In the video, the band, plus fellow musicians like Santigold, Sky Ferreira, and Chromeo create a sort of neo-hipster Last Supper. It's pretty, even if the song's not as good as "Oxford Comma." … [Read more...]

Vampire Weekend’s New Single Asserts That Zion Doesn’t Love You

I think of Vampire Weekend as a disaffected art rock band, but do they have a spiritual side? Their latest single, "Ya Hey" (a pun on one of the Jewish names for G-d, Yahweh) contains quite a few spiritual lyrics, like "Zion doesn't love you/and Babylon don't love you," and refers to whoever "you" is as a "saint."The video is deliberately oblique, just showing people (mostly wearing muslin wraps that look like togas, or standing in front of the Chrysler Building) opening bottles of … [Read more...]


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