Image for Listen: Vampire Weekend Debut ‘Untitled’ Song
Photo: Tim Soter

Listen: Vampire Weekend Debut ‘Untitled’ Song

Written by Brayden Darke on July 16, 2012

US indie rockers Vampire Weekend have debuted a new song over the weekend, which will likely end up on their long-anticipated follow-up to 2010’s Contra. The song, which is untitled at the moment, was performed at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio, and has their token harmonic jingly jangly sound that we all know. You can listen to the track below.

A couple of weeks ago the band revealed that they have ’80 per cent’ of their new album written and ready to go, with frontman Ezra Koenig saying that they had been taking their time with the follow-up to the last album.

“We’re working on our album,” he said.

“It’s been a long process. We always try to write and record at the same time. So we’ve always got some ProTools session demo that tends to actually turn into the finished product. I think we have 80 per cent of the songs now.”

Koenig had previously told Rolling Stone that the as-yet-untitled new album could be released later this year – but wasn’t in a position to give an exact date.

“I always want to release music as soon as possible, but more and more I’m realising it’s something you almost have no control over”.

Listen: Vampire Weekend – New Song #2

Join Music Feeds on Facebook

More On Music Feeds


This ‘What Is Punk?’ Children’s Book Is For The Little Punk In Your Life

Kids have access to all kinds of music these days, but their music taste is still so dependent on the grown-ups around them, so a new kid-friendly book called What Is Punk.


Australia To Compete At Junior Eurovision 2015

After making its Eurovision debut earlier this year, Australia has locked in a spot at the Song Contest’s kid-friendly Junior Eurovision competition this November.


Eden Mulholland Announces ‘Hunted Haunted’ Album Tour

Queensland-based singer-songwriter Eden Mulholland has announced a national tour in support of his upcoming second solo album Hunted Haunted.

Music Videos

Slum Sociable – ‘All Night’

Melbourne mates Edward Quinn and Miller Upchurch, best known as jazz hop duo Slum Sociable, have been doing the rounds with their second single All Night, which has now garnered its very own (and very weird) music video.


Here Is ‘Yeezer’, The Kanye West & Weezer Mashup Album

Ever wondered what a mashup of God-complex rapper Kanye West and LA rockers Weezer would sound like.


Here Are The 10 Best Megadeth Songs Of All Time

Big four thrash champs Megadeth are launching an all-out assault on their Aussie fans.

Around the web

This May Also Interest You