Tagged: 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...

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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...

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“How Long?” by Vampire Weekend

It has been postulated that Vampire Weekend’s “How Long?” is about “Los Angeles falling into the ocean”. Indeed we can see in the chorus that Ezra Koenig asks “how long ’til we sink to the...