Vampire Weekend Releases Most Upper West Side Music Video of All Time

Vampire Weekend has launched the music video for the newest single, “Sunflower,” f its upcoming Father the Bride album, and Jonah Hill is behind the digicam. The video options Ezra Koenig and the Internet guitarist Steve Lacy making their means by a split-screen imaginative and prescient Upper West Side grocery and sturgeon establishments Zabar’s and Barney Greengrass, slicing lox behind the counter and operating into Jerry Seinfeld within the course of. Mid90s director and scumbro style plate Hill washes the entire thing out and spins the digicam in helical loops to alleviate us even a whiff the Nora Ephron all of it. Seinfeld gamely mugs and smirks on the digicam in a means that appears like regardless of the reverse ASMR is. Hill additionally directed the music video for the primary lead single f their new album, Harmony Hall, which — with its slo-mo photographs Koenig making pancakes — presumably takes place after these grocery buying scenes within the grander scheme the Hill-Koenig cinematic timeline. The full album is out May three.