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Modern Vampires Of The City (album) by Vampire Weekend 

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Modern Vampires Of The City
Modern Vampires Of The City by Vampire Weekend (2013)
Release date: 2013-05-14
Overall rank: 176th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 830 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 2013 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 2010s (7th)
Top 200 albums of all time (176th)

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Modern Vampires Of The City is ranked as the best album by Vampire Weekend.

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Average Rating: 
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From panman36 02/10/2017 10:40
Maybe they pushed the envelope a little too far with some of the production on this album. Makes me think they should put out an album more than every 4 or 5 years while they're in their prime, because they are really capable of putting out good music, consistently
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From WhySoManyCats 01/11/2017 20:33
Absolutely love the album though it is a bit too sweet for me at some points.
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From crimson 11/19/2016 08:21
It takes time to grow, but once you're done with the comprehension process, it really rewards you. Finally they stoped from being the Paul Simon copycat act and started to build over it. It's much more deep than their previous efforts. It's a very postmodern pice of work, reflecting the somewhat strange life of our, still, very human way of living life in a soulless world. Exquisite. It may sounds funny, but I think it is. Haha. A future classic for sure.
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From splashfoop 08/29/2016 19:13
No comprendo el excesivo amor que hay por este álbum.
Uno más.
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80/100
From garycottier 07/12/2016 18:46
Another fine album from Vampire weekend and quite possibly their best. Consistently inventive, but always with enough melidy to make it memorable and accessible. Good stuff.
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From MrBrown 06/22/2016 05:19
Its a shame the album sort of falls a part after Hannah Hunt because the first six songs are fantastic. I find the last six are a bit hit and miss.
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From juandelprado 03/14/2016 16:42
A really good album
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From xhitmanx 02/03/2016 19:00
There's not a whole lot that impresses me with music these days, but I love this album. One of the best albums over the last 10 years.
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From imimesis 02/03/2016 05:56
I surprised myself in putting this at the very top. Really, the "best album of all time"? Well, I'll just say that if the guiding principles of The Beatles, Paul Simon, Radiohead and Spoon mean anything (which they do in my book), then Vampire Weekend has somehow synthesized the pop/rock band, singer-songwriter, album-as-art elements so well as to give us this absolute gem, with perfect or near-perfect song from very beginning to very end.
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From imimesis 01/25/2016 20:03
In some ways, I surprise myself by placing this as the Best Album of All Time. But that may change after I hear Kanye's SWISH.


OK, probably not.
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