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Listen to Vampire Weekend perform six new songs for BBC Radio 1

on May 02, 2013, 9:25am

vampireweekend sxsw2013 larson 2 Listen to Vampire Weekend perform six new songs for BBC Radio 1

Vampire Weekend made their way to the UK this week for some promotional opportunities behind their new album Modern Vampires of the City. On Tuesday, the band played a pair of songs on UK music program Later… with Jools Holland, which was followed up yesterday with a session at BBC Radio 1’s Maida Vale studios. Their hour-long performance include six new songs, specifically: “Obvious Bicycle”, “Everlasting Arms”, “Step”, “Ya Hey”, “Unbelievers”, and “Diane Young””, along with past past favorites like “Holiday”, “White Sky”, and “A-Punk”. Take a listen below.

Modern Vampires of the City arrives May 14th via XL Recordings. Pre-orders are ongoing.

Setlist:
Holiday
White Sky
Obvious Bicycle
Everlasting Arms
Step
Ya Hey
Diplomat’s Son
Unbelievers
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
A-Punk
Diane Young

Photo by Jeremy D. Larson

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