Vampire Weekend Confirm Album Title in 'New York Times,' Announce Tour

Vampire Weekend Confirm Album Title in 'New York Times,' Announce Tour
After tricking us all with Lemon Sounds and then hinting at the real title with a cryptic GIF, Vampire Weekend have finally let loose the details for their upcoming third LP.

While we're afraid to believe them, the record has been confirmed to be called Modern Vampires in the City. After the band simply Tweeted "NYT classifieds...", an album announcement appeared in today's edition of the newspaper. It also coincides with the cryptic GIF's "MVOTC" hint.

The tracklisting for Modern Vampires of the City is available below, along with a batch of tour dates that include a Toronto stop on May 16.

XL will issue Modern Vampires of the City on May 7.

Modern Vampires of the City:

1. Obvious Bicycle
2. Unbelievers
3. Step
4. Diane Young
5. Don't Lie
6. Hannah Hunt
7. Everlasting Arms
8. Finger Back
9. Worship You
10. Ya Hey
11. Hudson
12. Young Lion

Tour dates:

3/13-16 Austin, TX - SXSW
4/12 Las Vegas, NV - The Cosmopolitan *
4/14 Indio, CA - Coachella
4/16 Davis, CA - Freeborn Hall at UC Davis *
4/17 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater *
4/21 Indio, CA - Coachella
5/8 London, UK - The Troxy
5/10 Paris, France - Casino De Paris
5/15 Boston, MA - Agganis Arena
5/16 Toronto, ON - Sony Centre
5/17 Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit
5/19 Kansas City, MO - Midland Theater
5/20 Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre ^
5/21 Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Garden Amphitheater
5/23 Portland, OR - Keller Auditorium

* with Tanlines
^ with Of Monsters And Men