New: Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young” & “Step”

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It’s finally arrived – the first single from Vampire Weekend’s much anticipated new album, Modern Vampires of the City. “Diane Young” is a stomper of the highest caliber, sometimes channeling Elvis, other times calling on stalwart sonic reference, Paul Simon. In the end though, it’s all Vampire Weekend and it’s insanely infectious.

“Diane Young” comes with a calmer, more pensive b-side, “Step”:

Modern Vampires of the City is out May 7.

4/12 Las Vegas, NV – The Cosmopolitan (w.Tanlines)
4/14 Indio, CA – Coachella
4/16 Davis, CA – Freeborn Hall at UC Davis (w.Tanlines)
4/17 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater (w.Tanlines)
4/18 Pomona, CA – Fox Theater (w.Tanlines)
4/21 Indio, CA – Coachella
5/15 Boston, MA – Agganis Arena (w.Haim)
5/16 Toronto, ONT – Sony Centre (w.Haim)
5/17 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit (w.Haim)
5/19 Kansas City, MO – Midland Theater (w.Haim)
5/20 Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre (w. Of Monsters And Men & Haim)
5/21 Salt Lake City, UT – Red Butte Garden Amphitheater (w.Haim)
5/23 Portland, OR – Keller Auditorium (w.Haim)
5/24 George, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival
6/23 Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival
8/2-4 Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival
8/9 Squamish, BC – Squamish Music Festival

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