Vampire Weekend Tease Forthcoming Single with Two-Hour-Loop of Guitar Riff

Music News
01/22/2019
Jasmine Albertson
photo by Sally Gray Mahon

Last week, Ezra Koenig announced that a new Vampire Weekend record will be released this spring titled something that goes by the acronym "FOTB." He also outlined the album rollout strategy, in which they’ll share two songs a month for three months. Koenig mysteriously revealed that the first two songs would have the acronyms “HH” and “2021.” Today, we now know the first song to be titled “Harmony Hall” and it’s being teased by the band via a two-hour-long loop of the guitar riff from the song via a YouTube video straightforwardly titled “120 Minutes of Harmony Hall Guitars.”

The art for the video features a graphic labeled “The Sacred Tree of the Sephiroth,” and appears to share some lyrics from the new song: “We took a vow in summertime.” This Thursday, the actual song will be released along with “2021” which will mark the first new songs from Vampire Weekend in 6 years. Their last album was 2013's Modern Vampires of the City

Listen to the rather relaxing two-hour guitar riff below.

 

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