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Vampire Weekend’s Modern Vampires of the City debuts at No. 1

on May 22, 2013, 10:48am

Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City

Ya did it, Steve BuscemiVampire Weekend’s third studio album, Modern Vampires of the City, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Charts after moving 134,000 copies in its opening week. It’s the first independent album to achieve such a feat in 2013.

This marks the band’s second No. 1 album. Their 2010 sophomore LP, Contra, also debuted atop the charts with 124,000 copies sold.

Read our Top Star review of Modern Vampires of the City, and watch the band perform “Diane Young” on Saturday Night Live below.

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