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Vampire Weekend

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Listen and judge for yourself

Always on a quest for new and little known artists, I like to selfishly enjoy them for a while before they become mainstream. Fortunately, for Vampire Weekend, they are on the fast track to becoming just that. This collection of songs is very catchy and upbeat, and each...
Always on a quest for new and little known artists, I like to selfishly enjoy them for a while before they become mainstream. Fortunately, for Vampire Weekend, they are on the fast track to becoming just that. This collection of songs is very catchy and upbeat, and each song flows nicely into the next. The crown jewel of this album is definitely M79 (the song that got me hooked). I recommend this CD to anyone looking for a refreshingly " happy" change of pace in music.

posted by Anonymous on October 1, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Overhyped, to say the least

After the ridiculous amount of hype this has acquired [a cover spot for Spin magazine before an actual album release? Clap Your Hands Say Who?], it's difficult to accurately judge the quality of this debut without bias. Difficult, but not impossible. Vampire Weekend ...
After the ridiculous amount of hype this has acquired [a cover spot for Spin magazine before an actual album release? Clap Your Hands Say Who?], it's difficult to accurately judge the quality of this debut without bias. Difficult, but not impossible. Vampire Weekend offers up a catchy, fun blend of indie pop with Afro and world influences and tops it off with literate lyrics. However, that description sounds better than the actual music coming out of the stereo does. The tracks blend together quickly, the world influence is not entirely original, and the end result is just another indie pop record with only occassionally interesting tunes. Check this out if you want something fun, but don't expect more than that.

posted by Anonymous on October 1, 2010

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