Photo Credit by Michael Schmelling

Vampire Weekend will return with their fifth studio album, Only God Was Above Us, on April 5th via Columbia Records.

Inspired and haunted by 20th Century New York City, the album was recorded all over the world, from Manhattan to Los Angeles to London and Tokyo. Only God Was Above Us was primarily produced by Koenig and longtime collaborator Ariel Rechtshaid, mixed by Dave Fridmann and mastered by Emily Lazar.

The title is lifted directly from the album artwork, comprised of photos taken from a subway graveyard in New Jersey in 1988 by Steven Siegel. You can find the album trailer posted below, where you can find the tracklisting for the album as well (and based on the vinyl, the closing track, “Hope” takes up the entire side D.

  1. Ice Cream Piano
  2. Classical
  3. Capricorn
  4. Connect
  5. Prep-School Gangsters
  6. The Surfer
  7. Gen-X Cops
  8. Mary Boone
  9. Pravda
  10. Hope

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