Vampire Weekend

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Our graduating high school class was 86. I think it's the smallest high school in New Jersey. But there were a bunch of us who more or less liked the same type of music and were kind of fascinated by starting bands

cbsnews.com, 26 May 2013

Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006. They are currently signed to XL Recordings. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, guitarist/keyboardist and backing vocalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer and percussionist Chris Tomson and bassist and backing vocalist Chris Baio. The band released its first album Vampire Weekend in 2008, which included the singles “Mansard Roof”, “A-Punk”, “Oxford Comma”, “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa” and “The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance”. The band’s second album, Contra, was released in 2010. Their third studio album, Modern Vampires of the City, was released on May 14, 2013, winning them a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2014.