Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend (New Vinyl)

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Vampire Weekend is the eponymous debut studio album by American rock band Vampire Weekend, released on January 29, 2008 by XL Recordings. The album was produced by band member Rostam Batmanglij, with mixing assistance from Jeff Curtin and Shane Stoneback. Its cover photo is a Polaroid picture from one of their early shows in Columbia University. Released after a year of building internet buzz, the album showcased the band's unique hybrid of indie pop, chamber music, and Afropop influences.

In the United States, the album sold over 27,000 copies in the first week of its release, debuting at number 17 on the Billboard 200 and as of 20 January 2010, has sold nearly half a million copies. In the album's 11th week in the UK chart, it peaked at number 15. The album also reached number 37 in Australia. It was accompanied by the singles "Mansard Roof", "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa", and "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance".

TRACKLIST:

A1 Mansard Roof
A2 Oxford Comma
A3 A-Punk
A4 Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
A5 M79
B1 Campus
B2 Bryn
B3 One (Blake's Got A New Face)
B4 I Stand Corrected
B5 Walcott
B6 The Kids Don't Stand A Chance