i heard you play guitar, down at a seedy bar

Went to see Vampire Weekend last night. It was such a fun concert. I couldn’t stop moving for the entire set. There were so many highlights, I wouldn’t be able to choose just one. They definitely lived up to the hype. Unfortunately, I didn’t take any photos. I did buy a Vampire Weekend canvas bag though. I don’t buy band t-shirts anymore. I made a resolution to stop buying them because I never wore them (actually, I wear my Hot Chip shirt a lot, but only to bed, so it doesn’t really count). But bags are OK! Anyway, to make up for a lack of concert photos, here’s a bunch of very Vampire Weekend inspired chandelier photos instead.

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  1. Stace May 12, 2010

    oh sounds like fun! damn you year 12, for making me anti social and not able to go ๐Ÿ™

    xx

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  2. Marinka May 12, 2010

    it must have been fun, their album is so good ๐Ÿ™‚ Anyway those chandelier look really nice, especially the second one

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  3. rebecca May 12, 2010

    I want to see them so much! I just reeeeally can't afford to go right now, damn saving up ๐Ÿ™
    Glad you had a good time ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. Lulu May 12, 2010

    oh lucky! =]

    those are a brilliant set of photos, by the way.

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  5. These remind me of the Prada spring summer '10 dresses!
    Love them!
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  6. pip a la chic May 12, 2010

    I saw them at Groovin the Moo on Saturday. Don't have any of their albums but I was suprised I knew a lot of their songs. Triple J flog the shit out of Vampire Weekend, but I'll def be buying their album for sure.

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  7. xxlna May 12, 2010

    Hey Soph, so Bronny got me onto your blog. Can't say women's fashion's much my thing but I'm following you for posts like these! I didn't know Vampire Weekend were even playing, mind you I've only just got into them (as I tend to with most hyped bands). I can definitely imagine it being a very fun gig.

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  8. kelly ann May 13, 2010

    love vampire weekend. LOVElovelove these photos. love your blog. the end. <3

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  9. evie apples May 13, 2010

    i saw them last weekend! so good! did you know ezra koening used to be an english teacher? i don't know how his students got any work done….what a babe. these photos make me miss my chandelier ๐Ÿ™

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  10. Amy Antlers May 13, 2010

    I love useful band merchandise (that and the shirts never fit properly). My favourite buys are a Rufus Wainwright tote bag and an Elbow tea towel, which is approximately the greatest thing ever. Useful AND pretty.

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  11. ๅฆๆ…ง May 13, 2010

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  12. Amie May 13, 2010

    me too! i buy the merch tote bags instead of tees as well (i have a stars and jason mraz tee i never wear except to bed!) although the vampire weekend ones were a bit disappointing
    the chandeliers were a nice touch to their gig!

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  13. Kelly, May 13, 2010

    I saw Vampire Weekend at Groovin' the moo! They were so incredible, I know the feeling

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  14. Martwa Marta May 13, 2010

    love vampire weekend as well!

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  15. Jess May 13, 2010

    I LOVE Vampire Weekend – wish I could have seen them in concert ๐Ÿ˜› and also that I was smart like you and got tote bags instead of my huge pile of concert tees that are now all pj shirts haha

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  16. Charlotte. May 13, 2010

    ahhh i love vampire weekend! you should post a picture of the tote bag too (:

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    x

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  17. Like it !

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  18. avalonne May 14, 2010

    Aww lucky, Vampire Weekend must have been so so so much fun! Glad you had a great time!

    Thanks for your lovely response to my post on time. Time is so funky, I'm finding it hard to grasp the concept of it right now, but I think I'm finally accepting the changes that have recently occurred in my life. Everything will be fine at the end of the day, right? ๐Ÿ™‚

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  19. June Paski May 14, 2010

    ur so lucky, I really want see them, you should post all the photos from their show, love the lamp photos, they look like very expensive

    xxx

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  20. Fashlynable May 14, 2010

    Nice pictures, they do instantly remind me of Vampire Weekend. What's your favorite song by them? Mine has got to be Campus.

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  21. Chrissy May 14, 2010

    That sounds like tons of fun. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  22. soph (owl vs. dove) May 14, 2010

    @stace: Hopefully they come back sooner rather than later! Year 12 will be over before you know it ๐Ÿ™‚

    @piplachic: Haha you're spot on re: Triple J. Highly recommend both albums.

    @nathan: hello hello! I think I'm going to have to start making my blog a tad more boy friendly. I've notice I'm getting a few more male followers these days haha.

    @kellyann: Thanks for all the love! You're too LOVELY!

    @evie: I've heard that. Probably the most babin' English ever haha. These photos make me want a chandelier.

    @AmyAntlers: YES! What is it with ill fitting band t-shirts? Elbow tea towel sounds amazing. I wish more bands had tea towels as merch. I'd be buying them every gig haha.

    @Amie: The VW ones were pretty simple. An easy screen print job. But I still like them, they make me feel like a VW medico or something haha.

    @Charlotte: I'll post a pic of the bag soon, promise!

    @Fashlynable: My fave song off the first album is probably Walcott. Fave off of Contra is Giving up the Gun. Like with most things, I have tiers of favourites. I have such a hard time choosing just one of anything haha.

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  23. Kallie May 14, 2010

    Vampire weekend is so good live!! Last time I saw them my bf kept telling me that the singer looks like roger federer (s/p?) and had never heard them before and and demanded to know why I didn't force him to listen lol.

    sweet chandeliers!

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  24. fakeperfectionn May 14, 2010

    So glad to hear it was a good concert! I'm going to a music festival this summer to see them and I'm really excited ๐Ÿ˜€

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  25. Jodi May 15, 2010

    oh my goodness im obsessed with chandeliers! i want to get one for my apartment next year ๐Ÿ™‚

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  26. Missy May 17, 2010

    OOOo Vampire weekend I one of my top 5 favorite bands! I saw them in Ohio recently

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  27. Lisa Grace May 19, 2010

    Great photos! And LOVE the theme of the post haha!

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