Vampire Weekend Announce Tour, Share Videos for New Songs: Watch

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Vampire Weekend Announce Tour, Share Videos for New Songs: Watch

Vampire Weekend Announce Tour, Share Videos for New Songs: Watch

Vampire Weekend fans, get ready! The band has delivered on their promise, releasing the first singles from their upcoming album, Only God Was Above Us. The tracks, “Capricorn” and “Gen-X Cops,” are accompanied by visually striking music videos. These videos are a collage of film and footage from renowned photographer Steven Siegel, whose work is also featured on the album’s cover.

The Only God Was Above Us Tour

Vampire Weekend has announced an exciting tour to support their new album. The tour kicks off in April with a sold-out total solar eclipse concert in Austin, Texas. Fans can expect an eclectic lineup of supporting acts, including LA LOM, the English Beat, Voodoo Glow Skulls, and many more. See below for the full list of tour dates.

Vampire Weekend Announce Tour, Share Videos for New Songs: Watch
Vampire Weekend Announce Tour, Share Videos for New Songs: Watch

 

Album Details

Only God Was Above Us is set to be released on April 5. Frontman Ezra Koenig takes the lead on “Capricorn,” while he co-wrote “Gen-X Cops” with drummer Chris Tomson. Koenig also produced “Capricorn” with Ariel Rechtshaid, and co-produced “Gen-X Cops” with Rechtshaid and Tomson.

Exciting Collaborations and Features

The album features collaborations with a range of artists, including Mike Gordon, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, and Princess, which features Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum. Additionally, the tour will include performances by Cults, Mark Ronson (in a DJ set), the Brothers Macklovitch, and a Billy Joel tribute band called Turnstiles.

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Fans can revisit the band’s journey with a 2019 feature where Ezra Koenig shared “10 Things That Inspired Father of the Bride.” Additionally, there’s a new review of “Gen-X Cops” to dive into.

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