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Albums of the Year 2019: Father of the Bride – Vampire Weekend

When Lorde said “please could you be tender” in her  song ‘Hard Feelings’, Ezra Koenig and the Chris’ said yes Ella we can, and then they went and made this album. After waiting the lifetime of a small child for their fourth album, expectations were high. Vampire Weekend somehow managed to exceed and subvert and […]

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Live review: Vampire Weekend summon nostalgia at Usher Hall, 07/11

From the rafters of Usher Hall, I longed to be down below in the crowd but stayed grateful for my press tickets as I waited to see a band that I’ve loved for so long. A band so distinct to my home of the northeastern US, whose lead singer is from a New Jersey town […]

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Vampire Weekend delight fans with two new singles after six year break

Vampire Weekend have released new music and the world is at peace. After six years of silence, Vampire Weekend have finally dropped new music and it’s everything anyone could want. ‘Harmony Hall’ doesn’t have a revolutionary new sound, or even particularly original lyrics, but it’s a joyous and soulful reintroduction to a band important to […]