ARTIST / BAND: Vampire Weekend
ALBUM: Vampire Weekend
FILE UNDER: Punk / New Wave /
LABEL: XL Recordings
INFO: The name of this band is Vampire Weekend. They are specialists in the
following styles: "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa", "Upper West Side Soweto","Campus", and "Oxford Comma Riddim."
Vampire Weekend are Ezra Koenig (vocals / guitar), Rostam Batmanglij (keyboards / vocals), Chris Baio (bass) and Christopher Tomson (drums).
They live in New York and met while studying at Columbia University,
forming the band in the spring of 2006.
In June 2007 the New York Times wrote that "Even without an album,
Vampire Weekend have made one of the most impressive debuts of the year." In January 2008 XL Recordings will release Vampire Weekend's first full-length.