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Vampire Weekend go for baroque in campy 'Holiday' video: Watch it here

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vampire-weekendRock them, Amadeus! Jaunty prep-school rockers Vampire Weekend, in full powdered-wig regalia, get britches-deep in modern L.A. living (pool parties! Venice Beach! iced lattes!) in their new video for the sunny single “Holiday”:

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What do you think, readers? Better than tennis-court warfare with RZA and the Prince of Persia? We’re so used to seeing the Vampy Weekenders in their standard popped-collar couture; it’s fun to see them throwing down some early-’80s New Romantic—a.k.a. “If you like it put a powdered wig on it”—right down to the vintage-y-looking film stock. A little more Adam Ant, a little less J. Peterman? Yes.

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