The New Vampire Weekend Album May Be Out Next Year on a New LabelPhotos by Frazer Harrison/Getty Music News Vampire Weekend
According to an insider report from Hits Daily Double, Vampire Weekend is switching labels for its forthcoming album, moving from XL—with whom the band has released all of their records so far—to Columbia. If it’s true, it’s gotta be painful for XL to lose a group whose last two albums debuted at #1 on the Billboard chart (the first time that’s ever happened to indie rockers).
The band will reportedly put out their new album sometime in the spring or summer of 2017, and follow up the release with a tour.
Although Rostam Batmanglij left the group early this year, Rolling Stone reported that he’s still going to collaborate with his old band on their new record.
This album will be the band’s fourth, and their first since 2013’s Modern Vampires of the City. Be on the lookout for it; for now, listen to audio from the band’s 2007 Daytrotter session via the Paste Cloud below.