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Vampire Weekend (album)

6 Ratings: 3.7
the first album by Vampire Weekend

This NY four-piece draw on their diverse backgrounds and interests, experimenting with African guitar music, the Western classical canon, hazy memories of Cape Cod summers, winters in upper Manhattan, and reggaeton. "Equal parts shruggy New York … see full wiki

3 reviews about Vampire Weekend (album)
review by . May 07, 2009
I listened to this album without any expectations and was pleasantly suprised. It is exactly the kind of indie pop/rock that I get into. Everyone's tastes vary so listen to the samples before buying, but if you like upbeat alt rock like Fountains of Wayne, then this is probably to your tastes as well.      I can hear a blend of influences from the Postal Service to other hard to name 80's bands and more. The lead vocalist espcially reminds me some 80's singer, but I can't put …
review by . March 21, 2009
Indie rock has a tendency to take itself too seriously. Fortunately, Vampire Weekend has managed to resist that urge to produce a smooth, consistent set of fun songs with clever lyrics and catchy melodies.    The African influences give Vampire Weekend a distinctive style. Think of this album as a hip successor to Paul Simon's Graceland, an interesting flirtation with afro-pop that's mainly remembered for the whimsical "You Can Call Me Al."    I enjoyed every …
review by . October 08, 2008
I listened to this album without any expectations and was pleasantly suprised. It is exactly the kind of indie pop/rock that I get into. Everyone's tastes vary so listen to the samples before buying, but if you like upbeat alt rock like Fountains of Wayne, then this is probably to your tastes as well.     I can hear a blend of influences from the Postal Service to other hard to name 80's bands and more. The lead vocalist espcially reminds me some 80's singer, but I can't put …
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