Vampire Weekend (studio album) by Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend by Vampire Weekend
Year: 2008
Release date: 2008-01-28
Overall rank: 222nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 1,216 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 2008 (2nd)
Award Top 50 albums of the 2000s (37th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (222nd)
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Vampire Weekend ‎- Vampire Weekend - Rock - Indie Rock - Slipcase (C386)
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Vampire Weekend bestography

Vampire Weekend is ranked 2nd best out of 6 albums by Vampire Weekend on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Vampire Weekend is Modern Vampires Of The City which is ranked number 122 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 14,015.

Vampire Weekend album bestography « Higher ranked (122nd) This album (222nd) Lower ranked (400th) »
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Vampire Weekend track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 1,216 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.7/100, a mean average of 78.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.0.

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100/100
From 09/23/2021 19:12
Flawless.
FAV TRACKS:
MANSARD ROOF,
OXFORD COMMA,
ONE (BLAKE'S GOT A NEW FACE),
THE KIDS DON'T STAND A CHANCE.
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65/100
From 08/30/2021 23:51
Enjoyable listen. Nothing really comes close to A-Punk though.
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80/100
From 08/25/2021 13:05
Divertido e os ecos de Simon são fantásticos!
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85/100
From 04/03/2021 09:43
This is just a joy to listen to, poppy (and preppy), uplifting and beautifully executed.
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Rating:  
65/100
From 02/02/2021 21:23
I can't imagine why someone would dislike this album, but at the same time I can't imagine why someone would love it. It's uplifting, catchy, enjoyable, can provide lots of fun, but it's instantly forgettable. Whenever I come back to it - not very often - it feels like a first listen, no part of it sticks with me after it's over.
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65/100
From 10/20/2020 22:45
Second album I've heard from Vampire Weekend and it's clear this band ain't my thing, didn't enjoy either record. I just don't find them to be particularly interesting.

Best song: "I Stand Corrected"
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From 08/22/2020 08:43
good
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Rating:  
90/100
From 01/08/2020 19:41
What a great way to start a music career for a band. My only is this album solid front to back, but it allows Vampire Weekend some wiggle room to explore a variety of genres without doing 180s. The world music vibe with the alt-Rock core is a very suitable home for them! Koenig’s lyrics and Rostam’s production are big highlights for their first couple albums.
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Rating:  
90/100
From 11/10/2019 20:15
This album in indie gold. The melodies on this album are masterclass. The mixes are great, and the beats are infectious. I was obsessed with the beat in Mansard Roof for weeks, I still have fun slapping it out with my hands.
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75/100
From 09/19/2019 01:55
Highlights:

Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
A-Punk
The Kids Don't Stand A Chance
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