Band’s frontman Ezra Koenig advises that the band’s upcoming album will be a “lil more springtime than the last one”
It’s been four years since Vampire Weekend released their acclaimed third album, Modern Vampires Of The City. Now frontman Ezra Koenig has taken to Instagram to provide fans with an update on their fourth album.
Ezra Koenig writes: “Every day I get comments & questions about the next Vampire Weekend album. Obviously, we gotta take our time & get it right but the fans deserve some information. I know it feels like it’s been an eternity since the last one but time…is strange. This is what’s been happening: 2013- MVOTC release 2014 – still touring/promoting 2015 – mental health year (putting 3 albums in stores was taxing), worked on a vibey project you’ll hear abt soon. 2016- writing LP4, long days in the library researching w/ the grad students 2017 – recording, trying to finish ASAP.”
Continuing: “What else can I tell you without playing myself? Hmm, it’s a lil more springtime than the last one. Guitar’s not dead. There are songs (currently) called Conversation & Flower Moon. Flower Moon is hard to finish but I think it belongs on the album. Working title is still Mitsubishi Macchiato cuz it is a helpful concept. I should probably stop there cuz all of that information is subject to change & I can’t tell you the really good stuff anyway.”
It’s been predicted that Mitsubishi Macchiato will be released mid-2017.