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On January 28, 2014.

On January 28, 2014, “Mexican Summer” label released “Held in Splendor”, the second Quilt studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “ Mexican Summer” in-house studio in New York City, and was produced by Jarvis Taveniere.

Personnel:

  • Anna Fox Rochinski – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, piano, organ  
  • Shane Butler – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, loops  
  • Keven Lareau – vocals, bass
  • John Andrews – vocals, drums, percussion, piano, organ, saw
  • Daniel Bachmann – lap steel guitar
  • Jarvis Taveniere – bass guitar
  • Renata Zeiguer – violin
  • Alexandra Jones – cello
  • Adam Schatz – saxophone
  • Natalie Mering – vocals
  • Al Carlson – engineer
  • Davey Jewell – engineer assistant
  • Jeff Lipton – mastering
  • Maria Rice – mastering
  • Jack Schneider – painting
  • Allison Pharmakis – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Anna Fox Rochinski, Shane Butler, Keven Lareau and John Andrews.

  1. Arctic Shark
  2. Saturday Bride
  3. Eye of the Pearl
  4. Mary Mountain
  5. Tie Up the Tides
  6. The Hollow
  7. A Mirror
  8. Just Dust
  9. The World Is Flat
  10. Tired & Buttered
  11. Secondary Swan
  12. Talking Trains
  13. I Sleep in Nature

On September 10, 2013.

On September 11, 2013, “Anti” label released “On Oni Pond”, the fifth Man Man studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Mike Mogis.

Personnel:

  • Honus Honus – lead vocalist, piano/organ
  • Pow Pow – drums, percussion, loops, programming
  • Brandon Lerbs, Tommy Van Den Berg, Willie Karpf, Andrew Beckstrom – horns
  • Adam Schatz – horns arrangements
  • Nate Walcott – string arrangements
  • Frank Seligman, Tracy Dunn, Keith Plenert, Phyllis Duncan – strings
  • Jamey “T. Moth” Robinson – assorted synth squiggles, bass bops, celeste, backing vocals
  • Adam “Brown Sugar” Schatz – assorted saxophone, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Mogis – guitar, bass, engineer, mixing
  • Susan Sanchez, Kara Nelson – vocals
  • J. Mogis – upright bass
  • Nate Walcott – trumpet solo/arrangement
  • Bobby Rubalcava – engineer
  • Doug Van Sloun – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Oni Swan
  2. Pink Wonton
  3. End Boss
  4. Head On
  5. King Shiv
  6. Loot my Body
  7. Deep Cover
  8. Pyramids
  9. Sparks
  10. Paul’s Grotesque
  11. Fangs
  12. Curtains
  13. Born Tight

On May 14, 2013.

On May 14, 2013, “XL” label released “Modern Vampires of the City”, the third  Vampire Weekend album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Downtown Studios” in New York City; “Echo Park Back House”, “Vox Studios” in Los Angeles; “Slow Death Studios” in Burbank, and was produced by Rostam Batmanglij. “Modern Vampires of the City” was ranked at number 1 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “50 Best Albums of 2013”, and at number one of “Pop Matter’s” list of “The 75 Best Albums of 2013”.

Personnel:

  • Ezra Koenig– lead vocals, piano
  • Rostam Batmanglij– piano, guitars, banjo, vocal harmonies and backing vocals, drum and synth programming, keyboards, shaker, lead vocals
  • Chris Baio– bass
  • Chris Tomson– drums
  • Ariel Rechtshaid– additional drum and synth programming, additional bass, engineering
  • Jeff Curtin – additional drums, engineering
  • Brendan Ryan – accordion
  • Johnny Cuomo – flistle
  • Danny T. Levin – trumpet
  • Elizabeth Lea – trombone
  • Seth Shafer – tuba
  • Adam Schatz – saxophone
  • Angel Deradoorian– backing vocals, additional vocal arrangement
  • Fanny Franklin – backing vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ezra Koenig, except where noted. All music by Rostam Batmanglij and Ezra Koenig, except where noted.

  1. Obvious Bicycle
  2. Unbelievers – music by Ezra Koenig
  3. Step
  4. Diane Young
  5. Don’t Lie – lyrics by Ezra Koenig and Rostam Batmanglij
  6. Hannah Hunt
  7. Everlasting Arms
  8. Finger Back
  9. Worship You
  10. Ya Hey – music Rostam Batmanglij, Ezra Koenig, Ariel Rechtshaid
  11. Hudson – music by Rostam Batmanglij, Ezra Koenig, and Chris Tomson
  12. Young Lion – music and lyrics by Rostam Batmanglij