Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City: Band Shares Tour Dates and Plenty of New Album Info

New York City’s Vampire Weekend came up with quite the original way to reveal the name of their third studio album. The band placed an ad in the lost and found section of the New York Times’ Classifieds reading “MODERN VAMPIRES OF THE CITY – May 7, 2013” before launching their presale site. Modern Vampires Of The City is due out on May 7 and is available for purchase on vinyl and CD, with those who purchase the vinyl getting a download code.

VW also announced a lengthy world tour. Here are the dates…

April 12 – Chelsea Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan – Las Vegas NV
April 14 – Coachella – Indio CA
April 16 – Freeborn Hall at UC Davis – Davis CA
April 17 – Fox Theater, Oakland CA
April 21 – Coachella – Indio CA
May 8 – The Troxy – London UK
May 10 – Casino De Paris – Paris FRA
May 15 – Agganis Arena – Boston MA
May 16 – Sony Centre For The Performing Arts – Toronto ON
May 17 – The Fillmore – Detroit MI
May 19 – Midland Theater – Kansas City MO
May 20 – Red Rocks – Morrison CO
May 21 – Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre – Salt Lake City UT
May 23 – Keller Auditorium – Portland OR

The Spring Tour fan pre-sale starts this Wednesday at 10AM local venue time. American Express® Cardmembers can purchase tickets for the US shows (excluding SXSW and Coachella) before the general public, beginning Wednesday, February 6th at 10am local venue time through Thursday, February 7th at 10pm local venue time.

Here’s the tracklisting for the new album…

Side 1
1) Obvious Bicycle
2) Unbelievers
3) Step
4) Diane Young
5) Don’t Lie
6) Hannah Hunt
Side 2
7) Everlasting Arms
8) Finger Back
9) Worship You
10) Ya Hey
11) Hudson
12) Young Lion

Check out a live performance of Unbelievers from last week…


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