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The Best Vampire Weekend Albums, Ranked

Updated May 3, 2019 619 votes 202 voters 3.8k views4 items

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We're ranking the best Vampire Weekend albums of all time. One of the best indie pop bands, Vampire Weekend's discography features. What is the greatest Vampire Weekend album ever?

From their self-titled debut album to their 2013 Grammy-winning album Modern Vampires of the City, this list of Vampire Weekend albums also includes Contra, which includes singles "Horchata" and "Cousins."

Vote up the best Vampire Weekend albums, and vote down the ones that were disappointing.

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  • Modern Vampires of the City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Vampire Weekend Albums, Ranked
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    1. Obvious Bicycle
    2. Unbelievers
    3. Step
    4. Diane Young
    5. Don't Lie
    6. Hannah Hunt
    7. Everlasting Arms
    8. Finger Back
    9. Worship You
    10. Ya Hey
    11. Hudson
    12. Young Lion

    Pitchfork score: 9.3

    • Release Date: 2013
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  • Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Vampire Weekend Albums, Ranked
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    1. Mansard Roof
    2. Oxford Comma
    3. A-Punk
    4. Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
    5. M79 
    6. Campus 
    7. Bryn
    8. One (Blake's Got a New Face)
    9. I Stand Corrected
    10. Walcott
    11. The Kids Don't Stand a Chance

    Pitchfork score: 8.8

    • Release Date: 2008
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  • Contra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Vampire Weekend Albums, Ranked
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    1. Horchata
    2. White Sky
    3. Holiday
    4. California English
    5. Taxi Cab
    6. Run
    7. Cousins
    8. Giving Up the Gun
    9. Diplomat's Son
    10. I Think Ur a Contra

    Pitchfork score: 8.6

    • Release Date: 2010
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    Father of the Bride

    Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Vampire Weekend Albums, Ranked
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    1. Hold You Now (feat. Danielle Haim)   
    2. Harmony Hall
    3. Bambina
    4. This Life
    5. Big Blue
    6. How Long?
    7. Unbearably White
    8. Rich Man
    9. Married in a Gold Rush (feat. Danielle Haim) 
    10. My Mistake
    11. Sympathy
    12. Sunflower (feat. Steve Lacy)
    13. Flower Moon (feat. Steve Lacy)
    14. 2021
    15. We Belong Together (feat. Danielle Haim) 
    16. Stranger
    17. Spring Snow
    18. Jerusalem, New York, Berlin

    Pitchfork score: 8.0
     

    • Release Date: 2019
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