Year of birth : 2006
Age: 9 years
Place of birth : New York, USA
Citizenship : United States
Popular in the United States rock band playing music in the style of indie rock. The team originally from New York State.
Group Vampire Weekend was born in the year 2006, at the timeWhen we met her future participants - at that time the Columbia University students.
At the same time the band (currently it is - Ezra Koenig (vocals, guitar) , Rostam Batmanly (keyboards, guitar, vocals), Chris Thompson (drums) and Chris Baio (bass) ) conceived to create fun projects and began working on the first album. They not only had to write songs, but also - simultaneously - physical work, with a view to production of additional funds.
The musicians managed to perfectly conceived.
In 2007, the year the song of Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend) - Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa - took 67th place in the prestigious list of Rolling Stone - One hundred best songs of the year. In November 2007-year music band went on tour in the UK and there are wonderfully made. After - in March of 2008 - the group was declared the Best New Group of the Year. Then the team appeared on the cover of a popular magazine Spin Magazine.
January 29, 2008, was released a debut album,which created a furore in the United States and in Great Britain.
In December of the same year, the same record ranked second in the list of the American magazine Under The Radar - 50 Best Albums of the Year, and the album was also in the top ten albums of 2008 (according to the magazine Rolling Stone Magazine) in January, 2009,.
Incidentally,poster album Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend), and appeared in the famous film of the year 2008 - The Wrestler.
Now experts say that the band`s success was predictable. In addition, the musicians have guessed with the choice of direction, style and workmanship, most of them - really true professionals. For example,Ezra Koenig at the beginning of the two thousandth played in a team The Sophisticuffs. Then he got invaluable experience of the collective performance, taking part in concerts creative project Terry`s Serendipity Cafe.
In the current period rock band Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend) continues active creative activity. In March, 2009-year team presented their own fans the new single "White Sky"