VIDEO: Vampire Weekend, "Holiday"

This is actually pretty clever. Vampire Weekend have been dogged from the first by people who think there's something wrong with their preppy fashion taste, their "first-world-problems" lyrical content, and the fact that they're a rock band containing individuals who attended an Ivy League school (as though they were the first to do so). So now in their latest video, they  take this caricature-ish image of themselves to the extreme and dress up like a bunch of powdered-wig aristocrats and behave like the bratty rich kids everyone keeps insisting they are. Likely to be a more effective way of diffusing that particular line of criticism than anything they've tried before.

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