Vampire Weekend have dinner with friends in the new video for “Diane Young” (playing Firefly Festival this month)
Vampire Weekend have made increasingly imaginative music videos during their career and the quirky creativity continues with the new one for “Diane Young.” The song comes from the band’s latest Modern Vampires of the City LP and gets the visual treatment with help from a table-full of indie favorites. Riffing on “The Last Supper,” the New York City indie pop / afrobeat outfit is flanked by the likes of Sky Ferreira, Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth, Santigold, The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser and more. Despite the dream guest list, the dinner disintegrates into a food fight / nightmare before the band is left at the table alone with a mysteriously masked man. Vampire Weekend plays the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE, happening June 21-23. Three-day passes are sold out but single-day tickets are still available here. Watch the video for “Diane Young” below.