“The gloves are off, the wisdom teeth are out/What you on about?”
And so, it appears, are the first two studio cuts from Vampire Weekend’s upcoming Modern Vampires of the City. The boys who coined the term “Upper West Side Soweto” released “Diane Young” and “Step” today via their Vevo, the former which includes a video of a burning Volvo on the Brooklyn piers (I think?) and the latter which includes lyrics over top of a montage of New York City sights and sounds.
But the sounds of new VW is all you need. So here they are below. Modern Vampires of the City releases via XL Recordings on May 6.