Vampire Weekend ‎– Contra

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XL Recordings ‎– XLCD429
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1 Horchata
Cello – Hamilton BerryDouble Bass – Nat BaldwinKeyboards – Ezra KoenigLyrics By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijPercussion [Marimbas, Rebolo, Zabumba, Shekere, Shakers, Auxiliary] – Mauro RefoscoPercussion [Shekere, Auxiliary] – Marcus FarrarViolin, Viola – Jonathan ChuVocals – Anne Donlon
3:27
2 White Sky
Backing Vocals – Chris BaioGuitar – Rostam BatmanglijMixed By – Rostam BatmanglijMixed By [Assistant] – Shane Stoneback
2:59
3 Holiday
Guitar – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
2:18
4 California English
Backing Vocals, Synthesizer [Additional] – Chris BaioCello – Hamilton BerryGuitar – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijViolin, Viola – Jonathan Chu
2:30
5 Taxi Cab
Cello – Hamilton BerryDouble Bass – Nat BaldwinGuitar – Rostam BatmanglijMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijViolin, Viola – Jonathan Chu
3:56
6 Run
Guitar – Ezra Koenig
3:53
7 Cousins
Engineer – Rostam Batmanglij, Tito FuentesEngineer [Assistant] – Melchor MGuitar – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
2:25
8 Giving Up The Gun
Cello – Hamilton Berry, Seth RosenfeldDouble Bass – Nat BaldwinDrums [Hand] – Jeff CurtinGuitar – Rostam BatmanglijPerformer [Additional Instrumentation] – Jesse NovakProgrammed By – Ezra KoenigVocals – Anne Donlon, Libby Gery
4:46
9 Diplomat's Son
Cello – Hamilton BerryGuitar, Shaker, Drums [Hand], Percussion [Snares] – Rostam BatmanglijLead Vocals [Bbridge] – Rostam BatmanglijLyrics By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijViolin, Viola – Jonathan ChuWritten-By [Hussel Sample] – Diplo, M.I.A. (2), Switch (2)
6:01
10 I Think Ur A Contra
Cello – Hamilton BerryDrums [Hand], Shaker – Jeff CurtinGuitar – Rostam BatmanglijMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijPiano – Ezra KoenigShaker – Shane Stoneback
4:26

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Notes

Recorded in Treefort Studios in Dupmbo, Brooklyn; Topetitud in Mexico City, Mexico; Avatar Studios NYC in Manhattan; Hicks and Joralemon in Brooklyn
All tracks mastered at the lodge

(P)2010 Vampire Weekend under exclusive license to XL Recordings Ltd.
(C)2010 Vampire Weekend under exclusive license to XL Recordings Ltd. Under exclusive licence to Platinum Marketing and Distribution Co., Ltd. For sale in Thailand only.

Comes with a slipcase, booklet with lyrics, and a band-photo sticker.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 858305 013407

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
XL CD 429, XLCD429 Vampire Weekend Contra(CD, Album) XL Recordings, XL Recordings XL CD 429, XLCD429 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
LAB 10028-2 Vampire Weekend Contra(CD, Album) XL Recordings, Lab 344 LAB 10028-2 Brazil 2010 Sell This Version
XL LP 429 Vampire Weekend Contra(LP, Album) XL Recordings XL LP 429 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
XLCD429JX Vampire Weekend Contra(CD, Ltd) XL Recordings XLCD429JX Japan 2010 Sell This Version
XL CD 429 Vampire Weekend Contra(CD, Album) XL Recordings XL CD 429 US 2010 Sell This Version

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