Vampire Weekend ‎– Modern Vampires Of The City

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1 Obvious Bicycle
Backing Vocals – Angel DeradoorianDrum Programming [Additional], Programmed By [Additional Synth Programming] – Ariel RechtshaidLyrics By – Ezra KoenigMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijPerformer [Features A Sample Of "Keep Cool Babylon"] – Ras Michael & The Sons Of Negus
4:11
2 Unbelievers
Accordion – Brendan RyanDrum Programming [Additional], Programmed By [Additional Synth Programming] – Ariel RechtshaidLyrics By – Ezra KoenigMixed By – Emily Lazar, Scott JacobyMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijPerformer [Flistle] – Johnny CuomoPiano – Ezra KoenigTrombone – Elizabeth LeaTrumpet – Danny T. LevinTuba – Seth Shafer
3:23
3 Step
Lyrics By – Ezra KoenigMixed By – Rich CosteyMixed By [Mix Assistant], Engineer [ProTools] – Chris KasychMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijTechnician [Assistant] – Eric IsipWritten-By [Contains Elements From "Aubrey"] – Gates*Written-By [Hook "Every Time I See You In The World You Always Step To My Girl"] – YZ
4:12
4 Diane Young
Drum Programming [Additional], Programmed By [Additional Synth Programming] – Ariel RechtshaidDrums [Additional] – Jeff CurtinEngineer [Additional Engineering] – Jeff Curtin, Juan PieczanskiLyrics By – Ezra KoenigMixed By – Rich CosteyMixed By [Mix Assistant], Engineer [ProTools] – Chris KasychMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijSaxophone – Adam ShatzTechnician [Assistant] – Eric Isip
2:40
5 Don't Lie
Lyrics By – Ezra KoenigLyrics By [Additional] – Rostam BatmanglijMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
3:33
6 Hannah Hunt
Lyrics By – Ezra KoenigMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
3:58
7 Everlasting Arms
Bass [Additional] – Ariel RechtshaidLyrics By – Ezra KoenigMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
3:03
8 Finger Back
Backing Vocals – Fanny FranklinLyrics By – Ezra KoenigMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
3:26
9 Worship You
Backing Vocals – Angel DeradoorianLyrics By – Ezra KoenigMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
3:21
10 Ya Hey
Lyrics By – Ezra KoenigMixed By – Rich CosteyMixed By [Mix Assistant], Engineer [ProTools] – Chris KasychMusic By – Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijMusic By [Bass Line Of Bridge Section] – Ariel RechtshaidTechnician [Assistant] – Eric Isip
5:13
11 Hudson
Drum Programming [Additional], Programmed By [Additional Synth Programming] – Ariel RechtshaidLyrics By – Ezra KoenigMusic By – Chris Tomson*, Ezra Koenig, Rostam BatmanglijTrombone – Elizabeth LeaTrumpet – Danny T. LevinTuba – Seth Shafer
4:15
12 Young Lion
Backing Vocals – Angel DeradoorianMusic By, Lyrics By, Lead Vocals – Rostam Batmanglij
1:45

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All songs [...] 2013 Vampire Weekend Music (ASCAP)/Imagem Music
Except: bass line of bridge section of "Ya Hey" [...] published by Lion of God Publishing Co./Administered worldwide by Kobalt Music Services America, Inc.

"Step" This composition contains elements from "Aubrey" (Gates). Published by Kipahulu Music. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Thanks to YZ's "Who's that girl" for our hook "Every time I see you in the world you always step to my girl."

"Obvious Bicycle" Features a sample of "Keep Cool Babylon" by Ras Michael & The Sons of Negus, licensed courtesy of Trojan Recordings Ltd.

All songs mixed by Rostam Batmanglij and Ariel Rechtshaid except "Unbelievers" Mixed by Scott Jacoby and Emily Lazar at Eusonia Studios, NYC; "Diane Young", "Yo Hey" and "Step" Mixed by Rich Costey at Eldorado Recording Studios, Los Angeles. Mix Assistant and ProTools Engineer: Chris Kasych, Assistant: Eric Isip

Recording and Mixing Locations:
RB's Apt; 222 10th St; Slow Death Studios in Burbank; Downtown Studios in NYC; Vox Studios in LA; Echo Park Back House in LA.

Cover Photograph used courtesy of Neal Boenzi/The New York Times/Redux.
The image of the Flatiron Building is a trademark used under limited license.

Management: Vampire Weekend is exclusively managed worldwide by Ian Montone and Michele Harrison for Monotone, Inc.
Legal Representation: Nicky Stein at Clintons.

℗ & © 2013 Vampire Weekend under exclusive license to XL Recordings Ltd

Packaged in a standard jewel case with O-card cardboard slipcase.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 34904 05562 2
  • Barcode (Scanned UPC as 13-digit GTIN): 0634904055622
  • Matrix / Runout: XLCD 556 arvato + + 81588821
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L028
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 10K0
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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