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5th May 2014

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig has recorded an a cappella version of the Seinfeld theme for The Junior Mint, a bizarre video game that allows players to pretend they're the comedy's Jerry Seinfeld or Cosmo...

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Robbie Williams Triumphs At Q Awards

21st October 2013

Arctic Monkeys, Robbie Williams and Ellie Goulding all scooped prizes at the Q Awards this afternoon (21.10.13). A host of rockers, indie artists and music industry figures appeared at the Grosvenor Hotel in central London...

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Ezra Koenig Praying For Rainy Glastonbury

28th June 2013

Vampire Weekend rocker Ezra Koenig is hoping it pours with rain during the band's set at Glastonbury festival as he loves performing in the U.K.'s notoriously volatile summer weather.The New York native is adamant playing...

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Vampire Weekend: Pop Music Is Avant-garde

8th May 2013

Vampire Weekend think modern pop music is ''incredibly avant-garde''.The 'Diane Young' band think people are quick to write off mainstream hits because of their popularity, but if they looked a little deeper they would see...

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Ezra Koenig 'More American Than Ever'

28th April 2013

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig feels ''more American than ever before''.The 'Diane Young' singer surprised even himself with how he has embraced his home country, even though the band's new album, 'Modern Vampires of the City',...

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Ezra Koenig Wanted To Quit Vampire Weekend

26th April 2013

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig wanted to quit the band last year (12) and launch a movie career instead.The singer/guitarist has confessed he felt trapped by the group's success as the rockers prepared to head...

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Ezra Koenig: 'I Was Naive To Rely On Barack Obama'

24th April 2013

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig has been left disappointed by U.S. President Barack Obama, admitting he was "naive" to believe the politician could change America.The New York-based rockers were vocal advocates of the Democrat prior...

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Vampire Weekend's More Mature Sound

24th April 2013

Vampire Weekend's new album has less ''smart-ass'' lyrics.The indie band's third offering, 'Modern Vampires of the City', has seen them ditch sarcastic lyrics to explore deeper and more sincere feelings. Singer Ezra Koenig explained: ''I've...

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Vampire Weekend's Road Trip Inspiration

19th April 2013

Vampire Weekend took a road trip for their new album.The indie band packed up their gear and travelled to Martha's Vineyard, an island South of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, to pen new tracks for their...

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Vampire Weekend Complete Third Album

23rd January 2013

Vampire Weekend have completed their third album. The 'A-Punk' band said today they have finished work on the follow up to 2010's 'Contra', which has been almost two years in the making.They simply tweeted: ''LP3...

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Vampire Weekend Ready Third Album

12th May 2012

Vampire Weekend have ''many songs'' ready for their third album. The 'Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa' group are working on their next album and plotting to take their sound into uncharted territory. Bassist Chris Baio -...

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Ezra Koenig Has No Christmas Traditions

18th December 2010

Ezra Koenig doesn't have any festive traditions.The Vampire Weekend singer has not yet made any definite plans for Christmas Day (25.12.10) or New Year's Eve (31.12.10) this year as he likes to make more spontaneous...

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