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Vampire Weekend release guest-filled video for “Diane Young”

June 4, 2013
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Vampire Weekend have debuted a new music video for “Diane Young,” the first single from their latest album, Modern Vampires Of The City

The video, which was directed by Primo Kahn, showcases the band's twisted take on the last supper, and features an impressive array of guests. Keep your eyes peeled for Sky Ferreira and Santigold, along with members of The Walkmen, Chromeo, and Dirty Projectors.

Modern Vampires Of The City was released last month, and was proceeded by several lyric and promotional videos. The new video for “Diane Young,” however, marks the group's first official music video for this record.

The followup to 2010's ContraModern Vampires Of The City debuted at number one on the Billboard charts and has been universally well-received. Vampire Weekend will be on tour throughout the summer, however only a handful of U.S. dates have been announced so far.

Check out “Diane Young,” below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Written by Philip Obenschain

APTV Nashville Correspondent Born and raised on a steady diet of punk rock and DIY culture in Staunton, Virginia, and now residing in Nashville, Tennessee, Philip Obenschain has spent time as a touring artist, artist manager, and show promoter, and is currently involved in television production and music tech, outside of journalism. In addition to his work at Alt Press and APTV, Philip is the assistant editor at No Country For New Nashville.