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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: 171st   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 1,053 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 2013 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 2010s (9th)
Top 200 albums of all time (171st)

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Vampire Weekend bestography

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

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90/100
From antaiospiano 11/10/2018 15:01
What’s beautiful about this album is that they at times immerse themselves in synths, which shows that they don’t look down on electronics like most indie bands. They accept the 21st century and rock’s death, and for a moment bring it back to life.
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From Vatsal 08/06/2018 16:03
Its better than Lonerism.
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95/100
From willTPD 07/09/2018 01:46
Holy crap, this ablum is so good.
Best tracks: Obvious Bicycle, Unbelievers, and Worship You
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From micah88800 03/16/2018 00:39
The sound of a band coming into maturity. This album keeps the lighthearted fun and preppy aura of the first 2 records, but steps into some deeper, more adult themes. Death, struggles with religion, the vanity of capitalistic achievement; these are all issues that are addressed in this record. The songwriting and production are better than ever too. Vampire Weekend perfected their sound on this one. If they never make another record, this is one hell of send off.
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From Shiebs17 03/14/2018 16:52
Favorite Songs: Step (one of the best songs of the decade), Diane Young
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From LCDBleepBoop 03/05/2018 15:13
I love this album. In my opinion, it's the best of a brilliant bunch as regards Vampire Weekend albums. There are only a few songs which I don't like -- Hudson is a bit boring to me, but otherwise I could hardly think of any negatives of this great album. Hannah Hunt is one of my favourite songs full stop, what a song.
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From Seventiesfan 01/23/2018 04:50
Modern Vampires of the City is a good album in the Alternative/Indie Pop genre. Unfortunately for me, one portion concedes too much to a modern pop sound. Particularly "Worship You", which reminds me of plenty of songs I hear on the radio and change the station promptly. This brings my enjoyment of the album down despite some quality tracks.

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Unbelievers
Step
Don't Lie
Hannah Hunt
Everlasting Arms
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From Bungalowracoon 10/18/2017 11:56
Odd , intriguing , briliant
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90/100
From Aziraphale 10/07/2017 09:23
Clever, surprising and very rewarding. Deserves recognition.
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From AlvaroArana 09/23/2017 21:13
Hudson died in Hudson bay.
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