Contra (Bonus Track Version)
Download links and information about Contra (Bonus Track Version) by Vampire Weekend. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 39:28 minutes.
|Genre:||Indie Rock, Alternative|
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|8.||Giving Up the Gun||4:46|
|10.||I Think Ur a Contra||4:29|
|11.||Giant (Bonus Track)||2:48|
Vampire Weekend’s second, self-produced album carries with it the charming hallmarks of the first funneled into 10 streamlined songs: breezy, weightless melodies; pristine high-register vocals; beyond-literate storytelling; and atypical song structures that incorporate elements of chamber pop and bouncy, African-influenced rhythms. Steel-drum-dappled opener, “Horchata,” sets the carefree tone that’s echoed by ethereal “White Sky” with its fluttering synths, brushed drums , and cathartic cooing. Amidst a sinewy melody grounded by a strutting bassline, “Holiday” brings to mind the previous album’s “Oxford Comma,” as frontman Ezra Koenig muses about seeing the word “bombs” blown up to a large font type. It’s this ability to weave wily phrases with wispy melodies that make Vampire Weekend appeal to a broader audience than the average indie band. This version of Contra includes an exclusive track: horn-speckled “Giant” that begins with a vocal interpolation of Notorious B.I.G.’s rap classic “Juicy” and further hints at a California theme woven throughout the album.