Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006 and currently signed to Columbia Records.wikipedia
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Ezra Koenig

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The band was formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer Chris Tomson, and bassist Chris Baio.
He is best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of alternative rock band Vampire Weekend.

Rostam Batmanglij

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The band was formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer Chris Tomson, and bassist Chris Baio. The album was co-produced by Batmanglij and Ariel Rechtshaid. In an interview with Beats 1 host Matt Wilkinson the day "Harmony Hall" and "2021" dropped (January 24, 2019), Koenig confirmed the title of the album as Father of the Bride, also stating that the record would feature an array of collaborators, including Rostam Batmanglij, marking the first time the band has included guest vocalists in an album.
Rostam Batmanglij (Persian: رستم باتمانقلیچ; born November 28, 1983), known mononymously as Rostam, is an American songwriter, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist of electro-soul group Discovery, and formerly of New York City-based indie rock band Vampire Weekend.

Chris Baio

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The band was formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer Chris Tomson, and bassist Chris Baio.
Christopher Baio (born October 29, 1984) is an American musician, best known for being the bassist for the New York City-based indie rock band Vampire Weekend.

Mansard Roof (song)

Mansard Roof
The band's first album Vampire Weekend (2008)—which included the singles "Mansard Roof", "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa", and "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance"—was acclaimed by critics for its world music influences.
"Mansard Roof" is the debut single by indie rock band Vampire Weekend, released on October 23, 2007.

Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa

The band's first album Vampire Weekend (2008)—which included the singles "Mansard Roof", "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa", and "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance"—was acclaimed by critics for its world music influences.
"Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" is the fourth single by indie rock band, Vampire Weekend, released 18 August 2008.

A-Punk

The band's first album Vampire Weekend (2008)—which included the singles "Mansard Roof", "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa", and "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance"—was acclaimed by critics for its world music influences.
"A-Punk" is a single by American indie rock band Vampire Weekend, released on February 28, 2008 as the second single from their 2008 self-titled debut album.

Modern Vampires of the City

Their third studio album, Modern Vampires of the City (2013), won the group a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2014.
Modern Vampires of the City is the third studio album by American indie rock band Vampire Weekend.

Contra (album)

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Their following album, Contra (2010), was similarly acclaimed and garnered strong commercial success.
Contra is the second studio album by the American indie rock band Vampire Weekend, released in January 2010 on XL Recordings.

Oxford Comma (song)

Oxford Comma
The band's first album Vampire Weekend (2008)—which included the singles "Mansard Roof", "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa", and "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance"—was acclaimed by critics for its world music influences.
"Oxford Comma" is the third single by Vampire Weekend, released May 26, 2008, from their debut album, Vampire Weekend.

Vampire Weekend (album)

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The band's first album Vampire Weekend (2008)—which included the singles "Mansard Roof", "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa", and "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance"—was acclaimed by critics for its world music influences.
Vampire Weekend is the eponymous debut studio album by American rock band Vampire Weekend, released on January 29, 2008 by XL Recordings.

Chris Tomson

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The band was formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer Chris Tomson, and bassist Chris Baio.
Christopher William "Chris" Tomson (born March 6, 1984) is an American drummer, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for being the drummer for New York-based indie rock band Vampire Weekend.

Cousins (song)

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The album's second single, "Cousins", was released as a single on November 17, 2009.
"Cousins" is the first single from Vampire Weekend's second album Contra.

Just Dance 2

"A-Punk" was also used to open the Will Ferrell/John C. Reilly feature Step Brothers, and featured in the UK television show The Inbetweeners and the video games Guitar Hero 5, Just Dance 2 and Lego Rock Band.

Giving Up the Gun

The video for their next single "Giving Up the Gun" was also released on February 18, 2010 which included cameos from Joe Jonas, Lil Jon, RZA and Jake Gyllenhaal.
"Giving Up the Gun" is the second single from Vampire Weekend's second album Contra.

Horchata (song)

Horchata
The album's first single, "Horchata", was released on October 5, 2009.
"Horchata" is a song by American indie rock band Vampire Weekend.

World music

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Koenig toured with The Dirty Projectors during a period of experimentation with African music, inspiring the band to incorporate world sounds into their earliest work.
More recent bands who exhibit experimentation with World music Hybrid Forms include Vampire Weekend, The Very Best, Island Cassettes & Yeasayer, many of which cite inspiration from the work of Paul Simon.

Holiday (Vampire Weekend song)

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Their third single, "Holiday", was released on June 7, 2010.
"Holiday" is Vampire Weekend's third single from their album Contra.

Triple J Hottest 100, 2008

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The band made a television appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman on February 1, 2008, and on March 8, 2008, performed on Saturday Night Live. Four songs from the band's first album also made the Triple J Hottest 100, 2008.
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Ariel Rechtshaid

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The album was co-produced by Batmanglij and Ariel Rechtshaid.
His production, songwriting, and mixing credits include HAIM, Vampire Weekend, Madonna, Usher, Adele, Brandon Flowers, Charli XCX, Kelela, Cass McCombs, Solange Knowles, Tobias Jesso Jr., Murs, Sky Ferreira, We Are Scientists, Kylie Minogue, U2, Glasser, Alex Clare, and Major Lazer.

The Inbetweeners

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"A-Punk" was also used to open the Will Ferrell/John C. Reilly feature Step Brothers, and featured in the UK television show The Inbetweeners and the video games Guitar Hero 5, Just Dance 2 and Lego Rock Band.
The first series also features music by Rachel Stevens, Tellison, Paolo Nutini, The Maccabees, Air Traffic, Calvin Harris, The Ting Tings, Arctic Monkeys, Theaudience, The Fratellis, Vampire Weekend, Two Door Cinema Club, Mystery Jets, Kid British, Phoenix, General Fiasco, Gorillaz, Hot Chip, Belle & Sebastian, Field Music, Jamie T, The Libertines, Rihanna, Oasis, Jack Peñate, Guillemots, The Feeling, Kate Nash, The Wombats, The Jam, The Cure, Lily Allen, Mumm-Ra, Kylie Minogue and Feist.

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

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They also played festivals across the USA such as Coachella, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits Music Festival, All Points West and the Groovin' The Moo festival in Australia.
Other notable acts were Fever Ray, deadmau5, La Roux, MGMT, Florence and the Machine, Spoon, Bassnectar, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, She & Him, Céu, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Specials, a rare Plastikman live set from Richie Hawtin, Sly Stone, and David Guetta.

T in the Park 2010

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On June 25, 2010, the band played the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival, in Pilton, Somerset, UK. The band were also on the main stage at T in the Park 2010 at Balado Kinross, Scotland, on June 8, and played the Oxegen Festival in Ireland on July 9.

Joe Jonas

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The video for their next single "Giving Up the Gun" was also released on February 18, 2010 which included cameos from Joe Jonas, Lil Jon, RZA and Jake Gyllenhaal.
In February 2010, Jonas made a cameo appearance in Vampire Weekend's music video for "Giving Up the Gun" along with Jake Gyllenhaal, Lil Jon, and RZA.

Fuji Rock Festival

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Additionally, it was announced that they would headline the 2018 Fuji Rock Festival, scheduled for July 27 to 29. The band will also be performing at Lollapalooza 2018, which runs from August 2–5, 2018.

Harmony Hall (song)

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In an interview with Beats 1 host Matt Wilkinson the day "Harmony Hall" and "2021" dropped (January 24, 2019), Koenig confirmed the title of the album as Father of the Bride, also stating that the record would feature an array of collaborators, including Rostam Batmanglij, marking the first time the band has included guest vocalists in an album.
"Harmony Hall" is a song by American indie pop band Vampire Weekend.