New Vampire Weekend Album Streaming at KCRW.com

New Vampire Weekend Album Streaming at KCRW.com

Vampire Weekend's sophomore album emerges from the ether on January 12th, but wouldn't you know it, we have a first listen for you! Our friends at KCRW will be streaming Contra (Up-up-down-down-left-right-left-right-b-a-start, anyone?) in its entirety from January 5th to the 18th. The Lion King-inspired, future Jimmy Buffets will appear on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic with a horn and string section on January 11th, which you can watch live while pretending to work. Until then listen to the album now in a forum far less annoying than their Myspace page.

Or just view our exclusive media after the jump:

Instead of providing a video from their new album, West Coast Sound thinks it is a much better exercise in cultural awareness if our dear reader does the following:

Play Vampire Weekend while watching Nigeria's finest piece of cinema: Baby Police.

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It's the cross-cultural soundtrack you've been waiting for.

You're welcome.


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