While playing at the famous Chicago festival Lollapalooza last night, Ezra Koenig and his band Vampire Weekend announced that their brand new album was already complete and just waiting for a few last touches to be finalised.
Before their last song of the evening, Koenig confirmed that the band were back with a new album very soon, having previously had their record label Sony state it would be released within “Q3”, and that they would be back to play Chicago again in the near future with some new songs. You can watch the full set here.
The news comes after the band have been touring the festival circuit during the summer and have been chucking out teasers everywhere they went.
With their cover of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Boys Are Back In Town’ and new song ‘Flower Moon’ particular favourites.