It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.

Please ensure you are using the latest Flash Player.


If you are unable or do not wish to upgrade your Flash Player,
please try a different browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
More Info
No Thanks
Your Pandora One trial will expire shortly.
Restore
Close
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
Upgrade Now
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
More Info
No Thanks
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
 Upgrade  sign up   |   help   |  
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

Free personalized radio that
plays the music you love

Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this
Also listening to:

Vampire Weekend

Mixing preppy, well-read indie rock with joyful, Afro-pop-inspired melodies and rhythms, Vampire Weekend grew from one of the first bands to be championed by music bloggers into a Grammy Award-winning act that helped define the sound of the 2010s. Hailing from New York City, Ezra Koenig, Chris Baio, Rostam Batmanglij, and Chris Tomson formed the band early in 2006, when they were finishing up their studies at Columbia University. Taking their name from a short film Koenig made during his freshman year, the band started out by playing gigs at the university's literary societies and at parties. Word spread about Vampire Weekend's unique sound and lyrics ("Oxford Comma," one of the band's earliest songs, referred to comma usage in a list of three items), buoyed by the band's self-released EPs, which they recorded in locations spanning from their Columbia dorm rooms to a family barn. The buzz around Vampire Weekend reached a peak in 2007: that summer, the band embarked on its biggest tour yet, made several appearances at that year's CMJ Music Marathon, and signed with XL Records that fall. The Mansard Roof EP was Vampire Weekend's debut release for the label, followed by their self-titled first album early in 2008. Debuting within the Top 20 of both the American and U.K. album charts, the eponymous record was one of the year's most popular indie releases.

Vampire Weekend celebrated its success by hitting the road for the better part of two years, and keyboardist Rostam Batmanglij gathered additional accolades by releasing an album with Discovery, his electro side project with Ra Ra Riot's Wes Miles. During this time, Vampire Weekend returned to the studio to record Contra, which arrived in early 2010. Featuring the singles "Horchata" and "Cousins," the album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart and earned a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Music Album.

Late in 2011, the band returned to the studio to work on its third album, working with Ariel Rechtshaid, who co-produced the album with Batmanglij. Described as a darker, more organic set of songs by Koenig, Modern Vampires of the City was released in May 2013. Like Contra, the album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and also won the Grammy for Best Alternative Album in 2014. Early in 2016, Batmanglij announced he had left Vampire Weekend but would continue to work with Koenig in the future. ~ Heather Phares
full bio

Selected Discography

x

Track List: Modern Vampires Of The City

1. Obvious Bicycle

2. Unbelievers

3. Step

4. Diane Young

5. Don't Lie

6. Hannah Hunt

7. Everlasting Arms

8. Finger Back

9. Worship You

10. Ya Hey

11. Hudson

12. Young Lion

x

Track List: Contra

1. Horchata

2. White Sky

3. Holiday

4. California English

5. Taxi Cab

6. Run

7. Cousins

8. Giving Up The Gun

9. Diplomat's Son

10. I Think Ur A Contra

x

Track List: Vampire Weekend

1. Mansard Roof

2. Oxford Comma

3. A Punk

4. Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa

5. M79

6. Campus

7. Bryn

8. One (Blake's Got A New Face)

9. I Stand Corrected

10. Walcott

11. The Kids Don't Stand A Chance

x

Track List: Cousins (Radio Single)

1. Cousins

x

Track List: ITunes Session

1. A-Punk (ITunes Session)

2. I'm Going Down (ITunes Session)

3. Holiday (ITunes Session)

4. Have I The Right (ITunes Session)

5. Cousins (ITunes Session)

6. Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa (ITunes Session)

x

Track List: Mansard Roof EP

1. Mansard Roof

2. Ladies Of Cambridge

x

Track List: The Kids Don't Stand A Chance (Single)

1. The Kids Don't Stand A Chance

2. The Kids Don?t Stand A Chance (Chromeo Remix)

x

Track List: Unbelievers

1. Unbelievers

2. Unbelievers ('Seeburg Drum Machine' Mix)

3. Step

Comments

Report as inappropriate
This sounds like the theme song for parks and recreation ��
Report as inappropriate
Every time i see you in the world,
You always step to my girl.
Report as inappropriate
The gloves are off, The wisdom teeth are out. What your on about ? I feel it in my bones
Report as inappropriate
Dont read this, on the nearest Friday you will be kissed by the love of your life, now that you've read this far repost on 15 songs in 143 min. After that press the space bar and your crushes name will appear in big letters.
Report as inappropriate
jordanlovo
My kik youknowmynam e a l r e a d y
Report as inappropriate
Freakin' love this band!!!
Report as inappropriate
A punk❣
Report as inappropriate
Don't you wanna get out of cape cod, out of cape cod tonight?
Report as inappropriate
Walcott, don't you know that it's insane?
Report as inappropriate
anjagrunt
These guys are awesome!
Report as inappropriate
this bands quite interesting
Report as inappropriate
honestly thought they were british oops
Report as inappropriate
PIZZA PRTY IF YOU GOT A BLUNT THAN WE CAN GET HIGH
Report as inappropriate
Vampire Weekend was my favorite band in middle school. I can't believe I forgot how great they are! I love it!
Report as inappropriate
Love it
Report as inappropriate
I haven't heard this band in forever <3 remember why I love them so much now
Report as inappropriate
<3
Report as inappropriate
beletegw8
I love the description of this band as like listening to a Wes Anderson movie, it's pretty accurate
Report as inappropriate
I've never heard this band before, but I like this song!
Report as inappropriate
My fave❤
Report as inappropriate
sunset music
Report as inappropriate
sbcoughlin9
Love love love love love <3
Report as inappropriate
rfink21
What's going on? Where's the vampireness? But yeah, aside from false advertisemen t , sounds weirdly hippy-france - s o u n d i n g - i s h - c o o l .
Report as inappropriate
they've got such a unique sound
Report as inappropriate
CAN I MARRY ALL OF THE BAND MEMBERS
Report as inappropriate
no idea what this song is about but it's magic :)
Report as inappropriate
I love vampire weekend some of the greatest musicians ever
Report as inappropriate
Follow 4 Follow future friends! ❤️
Report as inappropriate
Mitochondria is the power house of the cell
Report as inappropriate
I love this. Is f unique.
Report as inappropriate
I LOVE YOU
Report as inappropriate
I just love this music so uplifting
Report as inappropriate
AWFUL
Report as inappropriate
You can't not like them.. They're incredible.
Report as inappropriate
I love the upbeat vibes and the instrumentat i o n . Lots of fun!
Report as inappropriate
It's like listening to a Wes Anderson movie...I would've never guessed I would like a band called "Vampire Weekend." My past-self would totally kick my own a** if he ever heard me say such a thing.
Report as inappropriate
☆☆☆☆☆☆I flippen LOVE these guys☆☆☆
Report as inappropriate
pencebre
@yourluke110 1 That would be epic.
Report as inappropriate
Love this group.
Report as inappropriate
You call us hipsters, I say we just have eclectic taste.
Report as inappropriate
nunyah.beezw a x
idk but listening to them feels like batteries recharging and yet if i ever meet them i WILL fight them
Report as inappropriate
Great song!
Report as inappropriate
rpaley9
Can anyone f**king spell anymore?
Report as inappropriate
look up vampire weekend covers blurred lines. its funny lol his face is just like im better then this.
Report as inappropriate
They r the beatles of this century... anyone who's only just had there first experience with vw songs... u suck for not listening to them sooner... and I'm only 16 sooo
Report as inappropriate
Man listening to these guys gives me an indescribabl e feeling and leave me constantly wanting more songs by them
Report as inappropriate
A Punk was a song I enjoyed when I was a child and I still enjoy it. It gives me a weird vibe when I listen to it because of how I found the song and the band.
Report as inappropriate
best band ever
Report as inappropriate
I LOVE YOU EZRA
Report as inappropriate
NO STOP SPAMING lol I love them��
Show more

Don't have a Pandora account? Sign up

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

It looks like your browser does not support modern SSL/TLS. Please upgrade your browser.

If you need help, please email: pandora-support@pandora.com.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[112, 119, 113, 91, 113, 64, 118, 106, 88, 95, 75, 121, 70, 84, 115, 69, 82, 88, 98, 90, 112, 64, 117, 100, 118, 112, 88, 102, 107, 127, 126, 66, 75, 85, 127, 110, 123, 123, 124, 69, 105, 125, 112, 73, 121, 87, 123, 123, 87, 74, 71, 85, 70, 125, 101, 76, 122, 120, 101, 68, 87, 97, 120, 125, 109, 96, 82, 116, 96, 90, 120, 99, 99, 71, 94, 90, 72, 79, 115, 117, 117, 110, 90, 107, 115, 85, 98, 69, 106, 79, 105, 109, 71, 102, 82, 88, 94, 92, 111, 71, 121, 126, 126, 75, 81, 102, 82, 123, 108, 124, 127, 93, 74, 124, 124, 67, 80, 84, 95, 115, 107, 108, 113, 118, 93, 93, 66, 105, 80, 92, 98, 126, 97, 102, 113, 90, 84, 73, 109, 115, 112, 75, 74, 110, 110, 83, 79, 106, 104, 72, 118, 97, 113, 124, 119, 101, 107, 83, 110, 121, 68, 75, 74, 107, 107, 75, 98, 93, 84, 81, 104, 83, 97, 84, 112, 83, 83, 84, 123, 97, 83, 95, 117, 88, 91, 74, 101, 75, 124, 116, 100, 92, 68, 106, 122, 110, 78, 122, 119, 114, 111, 125, 72, 104, 81, 101, 107, 72, 65, 86, 90, 70, 83, 71, 77, 72, 101, 64, 98, 85, 120, 65, 83, 102, 83, 120, 85, 73, 85, 82, 65, 68, 76, 75, 108, 113, 80, 119, 75, 96, 102, 67, 109, 82, 72, 86, 123, 98, 67, 93, 85, 111, 90, 77, 119, 77, 66, 83, 73, 78, 67, 75, 107, 125, 118, 78, 110, 116, 120, 112, 109, 85, 76, 74, 65, 126, 102, 115, 85, 116, 88, 75, 126, 90, 65, 79, 64, 105, 109, 125, 66, 65, 65, 92, 72, 103, 73, 66, 91, 89, 116, 81, 71, 120, 86, 125, 91, 114, 67, 67, 85, 68, 85, 99, 123, 77, 74, 117, 101, 104, 98, 97, 123, 90, 123, 105, 126, 124, 111, 83, 114, 106, 85, 112, 103, 115, 108, 67, 83, 93, 107, 98, 66, 111, 107, 83, 108, 85, 79, 77, 68, 83, 121, 117, 72, 66, 72, 83, 94, 92, 118, 96, 74, 72, 96, 98, 83, 99, 106, 120, 121, 93, 73, 78, 89, 117, 116, 115, 125, 126, 107, 113, 92, 84, 64, 98, 124, 100, 66, 78, 66, 64, 106, 118, 115, 86, 117, 106, 89, 65, 121, 94, 97, 71, 79, 114, 88, 90, 103, 125, 76, 111, 102, 74, 93, 73, 112, 72, 74, 127, 103, 89, 104, 73, 78, 126, 68, 82, 95, 93, 116, 113, 120, 127, 66, 69, 127, 85, 127, 111, 126, 112, 127, 88, 97, 85, 87, 79, 105, 66, 67, 77, 111, 124, 79, 81, 92, 108, 101, 100, 74, 73, 113, 84, 67, 91, 122, 83, 109, 108, 65, 112, 113, 88, 113, 93, 107, 123, 110, 103, 118, 75, 77, 106, 101, 107, 77, 84, 95, 94, 127, 90, 96, 79, 100, 127, 82, 80, 97, 81, 98, 87, 94, 73, 94, 73, 75, 125, 88, 115, 125, 77]