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* AlbumTitleDrop: "Father of the bride" are the final words on [[Music/{{Haim}} Danielle Haim]]'s verse on "Hold You Now".

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* AlbumTitleDrop: "Father of the bride" are the final words on of [[Music/{{Haim}} Danielle Haim]]'s first verse on "Hold You Now".



** Horchata is often an audience participation song at concerts too, with directions on when to sing provided by Rostam.

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** Horchata "Horchata" is often an audience participation song at concerts too, with directions on when to sing provided by Rostam.



* CloudCuckooLander: Ezra, especially his Twitter.

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* CloudCuckooLander: Ezra, especially on his Twitter.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: With the band's geeky, "preppy" image and afrobeat influences, they could be the second coming of Music/TalkingHeads.


** This continues with ''Father of the Bride''. Of course, as Koenig (who writes the vast majority of the band's lyrics) is [[UsefulNotes/Judaism Jewish]] and heavily draws on his personal experiences with questioning and reaffirming his faith and pride in his heritage, one could argue that it's not ''Christian'' rock, it's ''Jewish'' rock.

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** This continues with ''Father of the Bride''. Of course, as Koenig (who writes the vast majority of the band's lyrics) is [[UsefulNotes/Judaism [[UsefulNotes/{{Judaism}} Jewish]] and heavily draws on his personal experiences with questioning and reaffirming his faith and pride in his heritage, one could argue that it's not ''Christian'' rock, it's ''Jewish'' rock.

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** This continues with ''Father of the Bride''. Of course, as Koenig (who writes the vast majority of the band's lyrics) is [[UsefulNotes/Judaism Jewish]] and heavily draws on his personal experiences with questioning and reaffirming his faith and pride in his heritage, one could argue that it's not ''Christian'' rock, it's ''Jewish'' rock.


* AlliterativeTitle: "Hannah Hunt", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa".

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* AlliterativeTitle: "Hannah Hunt", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa".Kwassa", "Harmony Hall", "Big Blue", "Spring Snow".

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* AlbumTitleDrop: "Father of the bride" are the final words on [[Music/{{Haim}} Danielle Haim]]'s verse on "Hold You Now".


* OneWordTitle: "Step", "Giant", "Horchata", "Cousins", "Walcott", "Bryn", "Campus", "A-Punk", "Holiday", "Run", "Unbelievers", "Hudson".

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* OneWordTitle: "Step", "Giant", "Horchata", "Cousins", "Walcott", "Bryn", "Campus", "A-Punk", "Holiday", "Run", "Unbelievers", "Hudson"."Hudson", "Bambina", "Sympathy", "Sunflower", "2021", "Stranger".

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** "Jerusalem, New York, Berlin".


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Vampire Weekend is an American indie rock band currently consisting of Ezra Koenig (lead vocals/guitar), Chris Tomson (drums), and Chris Baio (bass/backing vocals). Band co-founder Rostam Batmanglij (guitar/keyboard/backing vocals) has embarked on a solo career and is no longer an official member of the band.

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[[caption-width-right:350:''Here comes a feeling you thought you'd forgotten!''[[note]]L to R: Batmanglij, Koenig, Baio, Tomson[[/note]]]]

Vampire Weekend is an American indie rock band from New York City currently consisting of Ezra Koenig (lead vocals/guitar), Chris Tomson (drums), and Chris Baio (bass/backing vocals). Band co-founder Rostam Batmanglij (guitar/keyboard/backing vocals) has embarked on a solo career and is no longer an official member of the band.band.

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* NewSoundAlbum: ''Modern Vampires of the City'' was more experimental than the band's previous releases.



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* ''Father of the Bride'' (2019)

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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The album art for ''Modern Vampires of the City'', and the LyricVideo for "Step" off the same album.


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* LyricVideo: An official one for "Step".


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* NotChristianRock: ''Modern Vampires of the City'' contains many religious themes: the song "Ya Hey" is about the name Yahweh, and other songs bear titles such as "Worship You," "Unbelievers" and "Everlasting Arms."


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* PachelbelsCanonProgression: "Step".

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* IndecipherableLyrics: "A-Punk", most of which sounds like gibberish even if you ''do'' know the lyrics.


* ReligionRant: "Unbelievers".

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* ReligionRant: ReligionRantSong: "Unbelievers".


Vampire Weekend is an American indie rock band consisting of Ezra Koenig (lead vocals/guitar), Rostam Batmanglij (guitar/keyboard/backing vocals), Chris Tomson (drums), and Chris Baio (bass/backing vocals). The members of the band met as students at Columbia University and took their name from a short film of Koenig's about an invasion of Cape Cod by [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin vampires on the weekend]].

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Vampire Weekend is an American indie rock band currently consisting of Ezra Koenig (lead vocals/guitar), Rostam Batmanglij (guitar/keyboard/backing vocals), Chris Tomson (drums), and Chris Baio (bass/backing vocals). Band co-founder Rostam Batmanglij (guitar/keyboard/backing vocals) has embarked on a solo career and is no longer an official member of the band.
The members of the band met as students at Columbia University and took their name from a short film of Koenig's about an invasion of Cape Cod by [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin vampires on the weekend]].



* AlliterativeTitle: "Hannah Hunt", "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa".



* BadassBeard: Chris Tomson
* BreakupSong: "Campus".

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* BadassBeard: Chris Tomson
Tomson.
* BreakupSong: "Campus". Also a popular interpretation of "Hannah Hunt".



* LocationSong:
** "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa".
** "Step" namedrops numerous locations, from Dar El Salaam to Mechanicsburg.
** "Hannah Hunt" is set on a road trip "from Providence to Phoenix", and the protagonists wind up in Santa Barbara of all places.



* OneWomanSong: "Hannah Hunt", "Diane Young".
* OneWordTitle: "Step", "Giant", "Horchata", "Cousins", "Walcott", "Bryn", "Campus", "A-Punk", "Holiday", "Run", "Unbelievers", "Hudson".



* PunnyTitle: "Diane Young".



* ReligionRant: "Unbelievers".
-->Iím not excited\\
But should I be?\\
Is this the fate that half of the world has planned for me?\\
I know I love you\\
And you love the sea\\
What holy water contains a little drop, little drop for me?
* RoadTripPlot: "Hannah Hunt".



* WordSaladLyrics: "California English". Even more so, "Giant'.

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* WordSaladLyrics: "California English". Even more so, English", "Step", "Giant'.

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