Vampire Weekend push new album release back a week
Fans of Vampire Weekend are going to have to wait a little bit longer for "Modern Vampires of the City." The XL set has been moved from May 7 to May 14.
The band, in the meantime, has two new songs to peruse. I like "Step" a bit better -- it's mouthy, vigilantly uppity, and a fun little outing into the world. "Diane Young," however, maybe bring in some new listeners who may only think of the NYC-based band as a bop-rock country club. Everyone can join.
As previously reported, "Modern Vampires of the City" is the band's first album since 2010's "Contra," which made it to No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
Vampire Weekend also slated a new New York show this week, for April 28 at Roseland Ballroom. Tickets go on sale March 29. See all tour dates below.
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) SOLD OUT
4/17 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater (w.Tanlines) SOLD OUT
4/18 Pomona, CA - Fox Theater (w.Tanlines) SOLD OUT
4/21 Indio, CA - Coachella
4/28 New York, NY - Roseland Ballroom
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) SOLD OUT
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