Vampire Weekend Drops New Songs 'This Life' & 'Unbearably White' From Upcoming Album

Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend
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Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend performs at End Of The Road Festival at Larmer Tree Gardens on Sept. 1, 2018 in Farnham, Dorset. 

Vampire Weekend dropped two new songs -- "This Life" and "Unbearably White" -- on Thursday (April 4) from their much-anticipated upcoming album Father of the Bride.

"This Life" is a bright, upbeat song that features backing vocals from Danielle Haim and additional guitar from Jake Longstreth, who co-hosts the Beats 1 radio show Time Crisis with Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig.

"Unbearably White" evokes more mellow vibes but still feels distinctly like a Vampire Weekend track. The song was produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and written by Koenig himself.

These are the latest songs released from Father of the Bride, which comes out May 3 on Columbia Records. The group previously unveiled "Sunflower" and "Big Blue" on March 6 and "2021" and "Harmony Hall" on Jan. 1. Those latter tracks marked the return of the indie band, who went on a six-year hiatus beginning in 2013. 

Check out the new songs below. 


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