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Vampire Weekend Confirm New Album Title, Tour Dates


Vampire Weekend have confirmed that their forthcoming release, due May 7, will be titled Modern Vampires of the City. Frontman Ezra Koenig says it getting the LP right was an arduous process.

"There was a certain point where we kind of knew deep down that it didn't quite feel right. We tried all different ways of working . . . little by little, until we reached a point where we could feel awesome about every song," he told RollingStone.com.

The band also confirmed a U.S. tour for the spring, beginning with a handful of dates at Austin, Texas' South by Southwest festival.

Tour dates:

3/13-16 Austin, TX - SXSW

4/12 Las Vegas, NV - The Cosmopolitan

4/14 Indio, CA - Coachella

4/16 Davis, CA - Freeborn Hall at UC Davis

4/17 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater

4/21 Indio, CA - Coachella

5/8 London, UK - The Troxy

5/10 Paris, FR - Casino De Paris

5/15 Boston, MA - Agganis Arena

5/16 Toronto, ONT - Sony Centre

5/17 Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit

5/19 Kansas City, MO - Midland Theater

5/20 Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre (co-headline w/ Of
Monsters and Men)

5/21 Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Garden Amphitheater

5/23 Portland, OR - Keller Auditorium

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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