VIDEO: Vampire Weekend Release Music Video for DIANE YOUNG
Vampire Weekend has put forth the official video for "Diane Young." Available now on YouTube, the video comes in fast on the heels of their newest album, Modern Vampires of the City, which debuted at #1 on Billboard 200. Check it out below!
Directed by Primo Kahn, "Diane Young" is a veritable who's-who of indie notables with cameos from the likes of The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser, Sky Ferreira, Chromeo, Santigold, Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth, and Despot, among others.
The band continues to find success with their second straight #1 album, with Modern Vampires of the City selling nearly 135,000 units in its first week. The record has generated vast excitement and immediate critical acclaim, including a stellar return to to Saturday Night Live, a 4.5 star Rolling Stone lead review and a 9.3 rating from Pitchfork.
Today also marks the band's first Top 10 radio single in the United States with "Diane Young." The single moves from #12 to #9 on the Mediabase Modern Rock Chart.
Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Baio and Chris Tomson continue to tour extensively in support of Modern Vampires of the City. See below for tour dates and check back at vampireweekend.com.
VAMPIRE WEEKEND - LIVE 2013
06/23/13 - Dover, DE - Firefly Festival
06/26-30/13 - Pilton, UK - Glastonbury Festival
06/27/13 - Bournemouth, UK - O2 Academy Bournemouth
06/28/13 - Portsmouth, UK - Portsmouth Guildhall
07/02/13 - Cologne, Germany - E-Werk
07/03/13 - Munich, Germany - Tonhalle
07/04/13 - Werchter, Belgium - Rock Werchter
07/06/13 - London, UK - Olympic Park
07/07/13 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - De Wereld Draait Buiten
07/09/13 - Cholet, France - Poupet Festival
07/12/13 - Lisbon, Portugal - Optimus Alive
07/13/13 - Bilbao, Spain - BBK Live
07/14/13 - Aix-Les-Bains, France - Musilac Festival
07/16/13 - Berlin, Germany - Tempodrom
07/17/13 - Hamburg, Germany - Grosse Freiheit
07/19/13 - Lewes, UK - Gentlemen of the Road Lewes Stopover
07/20/13 - Dublin, Ireland - Longitude Festival
08/04/13 - Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
08/05/13 - Minneapolis, MN - Orpheum Theatre
08/07/13 - Calgary, AB - Southern Alberta Jubilee
08/09/13 - Squamish, BC - Squamish Music Festival
08/11/13 - San Francisco, CA - Outside Lands Festival
09/07/13 - Boston, MA - Boston Calling
09/14/13 - Madrid, Spain - DCODE Fest
09/20/13 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
09/28/13 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
10/04-06/13 - Austin, TX - Austin City Limits
10/08/13 - Kansas City, MO - Midland Theater
10/13/13 - Mexico City, Mexico - Corona Capital Music
11/21/13 - Paris, France - Zenith