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Author: Vampire Weekend (Musical group),
Publisher: [London, England] ; [New York, N.Y.] : XL Recordings, [2010] ℗2010
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For their second album, Vampire Weekend brings their unique musical vision to life with some new textures, instrumentation, and rhythms added to the mix. Includes the tracks Horchata; Cousins; and California English.

" ... Pushing its eclectic, intellectual indie rock further ..."--Billboard.

"8 out of 10 ... Vampire Weekend aren't just good at being smart, they're smart at being good."--SPIN.

"8.7 out of 10 ... the youngsters don't disappoint."--Paste.

"4 out of 5 ... brainy, confident and generally awesome."--Rolling Stone.

"B+ ... stays largely faithful to the sound they've built ..."--Entertainment Weekly.

"4 out of 5 ... impressive as much for its overall core confidence as for its well-honed execution."--Sound & Vision.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pop/Rock
Young adult sound recordings
Alternative rock music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Vampire Weekend (Musical group),
OCLC Number: 429049030
Notes: Compact disc.
Insert in container (24 unnumbered pages : illustrations) includes lyrics.
Credits: Produced by Rostam Batmanglij.
Performer(s): Vampire Weekend (Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij, Christopher Tomson, and Chris Baio) ; with accompanying musicians.
Event notes: Recorded at Treefort Studios in Dunbo, Brooklyn; Topetitud in Mexico City, Mexico; Avatar Studios NYC in Manhattan; Hicks and Joralemon in Brooklyn.
Description: 1 audio disc (36 min., 41 sec.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Horchata --
White sky --
Holiday --
California English --
Taxi cab --
Run --
Cousins --
Giving up the gun --
Diplomat's son --
I think ur a Contra.
Responsibility: Vampire Weekend.

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For their second album, Vampire Weekend brings their unique musical vision to life with some new textures, instrumentation, and rhythms added to the mix. Includes the tracks Horchata; Cousins; and California English.

" ... Pushing its eclectic, intellectual indie rock further ..."--Billboard.

"8 out of 10 ... Vampire Weekend aren't just good at being smart, they're smart at being good."--SPIN.

"8.7 out of 10 ... the youngsters don't disappoint."--Paste.

"4 out of 5 ... brainy, confident and generally awesome."--Rolling Stone.

"B+ ... stays largely faithful to the sound they've built ..."--Entertainment Weekly.

"4 out of 5 ... impressive as much for its overall core confidence as for its well-honed execution."--Sound & Vision.

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