Category: Vampire Weekend

Hudson by Vampire Weekend

“Hudson” by Vampire Weekend

The Speaker begins by recounting the story of Henry Hudson, a sea explorer who was mutinied and left adrift on James Bay. The Speaker goes on to address the inability of humans to escape...

This Life

“This Life” by Vampire Weekend

Succinctly put, Vampire Weekend’s “This Life” is a song about “cheating”. But what truly makes it unique is the perspective the singer is taking. And in this regard, instead of playing the accusation or guilt game, he acknowledges...

Vampire Weekend

Meaning of “Rich Man” by Vampire Weekend

Once again we are greeted by a song written by the clever Ezra Koenig (lead singer of Vampire Weekend) which is full of cryptic symbolism and crafty wordplay. The subject of “Rich Man”, as...