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Vampire Weekend announce third album, plot tour

By ; February 5, 2013 at 8:33 AM 

Modern Vampires

After an altered historic painting announcing “LP3 COMPLETE,” Vampire Weekend have finally revealed the details to their third album. Modern Vampires of the City will be released May 6th in the UK and on the following day in the U.S. via XL Recordings (that’s the artwork above). Not content with a simple announcement through the usual outlets, the band also took out a classified ad in the New York Times, (in the “Notices & Lost and Found” section, no less) reading, “Modern Vampires of the City, May 7, 2013.” If you caught it, good on you but if not, have look-see at the tracklisting below, along with a bunch of tour dates the band have announced. Head over to their site for pre-sale priority, and also for a hypnotizing, revolving globe-like animation.

Modern Vampires of the City

01 Obvious Bicycle
02 Unbelievers
03 Step
04 Diane Young
05 Don’t Lie
06 Hannah Hunt
07 Everlasting Arms
08 Finger Back
09 Worship You
10 Ya Hey
11 Hudson
12 Young Lion

Vampire Weekend:

03-13-16 Austin, TX – SXSW
04-12 Las Vegas, NV – The Cosmopolitan *
04-14 Indio, CA – Coachella
04-16 Davis, CA – Freeborn Hall at UC Davis *
04-17 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater *
04-21 Indio, CA – Coachella
05-08 London, England – The Troxy
05-10 Paris, France – Casino De Paris
05-15 Boston, MA – Agganis Arena
05-16 Toronto, Ontario – Sony Centre
05-17 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit
05-19 Kansas City, MO – Midland Theater
05-20 Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre ^
05-21 Salt Lake City, UT – Red Butte Garden Amphitheater
05-23 Portland, OR – Keller Auditorium

* with Tanlines
^ with Of Monsters And Men


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