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Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson announces solo project Dams of the West, shares “Death Wish” — listen

Drummer's debut album Youngish American is produced by the Black Keys’ Patrick Carney

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    Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson is stepping out from behind the drums for his new solo project Dams of the West. And he’s got some high-profile help, too: The Black KeysPatrick Carney is producing his debut album, Youngish American. The first single off that album, “Death Wish”, comes to us today along with a lyric video directed by Tomson’s wife, Emily Tomson. The video prominently features a New Jersey Nets jersey, which we’ll interpret as a symbol of Tomson being stuck in the past. Take a listen above.

    Youngish American is due out this fall. Check out the album artwork and tracklist below.

    Youngish American Album Artwork:

    dtw art Vampire Weekends Chris Tomson announces solo project Dams of the West, shares “Death Wish”    listen

    Youngish American Tracklist:
    01. Bridges and Tunnels
    02. Tell the Truth
    03. Death Wish
    04. The Inerrancy of You and Me
    05. Polo Grounds
    06. Will I Be Known to Her
    07. Flag on the Can
    08. Perfect Wave
    09. Pretty Good WiFi
    10. Youngish Americans

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