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Oxford Comma Video, Vampire Weekend

Music Video: Vampire Weekend, "Oxford Comma"

"Oxford Comma" is one of my favorite songs off Vampire Weekend's self-titled album because it's catchy and laid back and perfect for summertime. The lyrics are funny, too, what with the rebellious stance the band takes on caring too much about Oxford commas (otherwise known as the serial comma. . . sorry, that was nerdy).

Anyway, the video for the song is cool and they shot it in one long, single take (took them 17 tries). Also, it could just be the font style, but this video kinda feels like a Wes Anderson film. To check it out for yourself,



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hartsfull hartsfull 8 years
I like them too. I love this video! Something about them makes me think of the La's and Cake.
luxington luxington 8 years
Vampire Weekend are like Paul Simon, but not talented.
mariellynelly mariellynelly 8 years
I love love love Vampire Weekend, I do wish that they didn't get so much attention so early, because everyone is already calling them 'overrated', but they deserved every amount of attention they got though. Ezra is amazing! This is by far my favorite song of theirs, and the video suited it quite well. It had a huge Wes Anderson feel, The Royal Tenanbaums approach.
Bella_14 Bella_14 8 years
OMG,I love this band!!! I listen to their music everyday
fashion4ward fashion4ward 8 years
LOVE THEM!!! I just met Ezra 2 weeks ago! They're awesome!
luv2blazy luv2blazy 8 years
I love this entire album. I am listening to it in the car this week (never change cd's) I always start with this song.
princess_eab princess_eab 8 years
I looooove this album. This band just graduated a couple of years ago from my university!
okmaebe okmaebe 8 years
This is one of my favorite Vampire Weekend songs. All their music is good for sunny driving days with arms and feet hanging out the window. I too heard them first on NPR, and so many of my favorites happen that way.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I just heard this song for the first time the other day. I like it but I don't like it as much as A-Punk.
Tech Tech 8 years
I love this song, and the video totally makes me like it more! VW is totally one of those bands that — shockingly — has measured up to their hype. PS...the bassist? Young Will Arnett.
Brooklynbee Brooklynbee 8 years
One of favorite Vampire Weekend lyrics is from the song "M79": "I'll fly across the park Backseat on the 79" - because it's so oddly specific, the M79 referring to the bus you'd take in New York City to get across Central Park via 79th street. Although in reality the M79 hardly flies! :)
radarkitty radarkitty 8 years
I really like them too. Their videos are definitely different. went out with Wes Anderson for 4 years. It was a different Wes Anderson though unfortunately! :rotfl:
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 8 years
I like what I heard from them but it's hard for me to get all that excited about a band that gets hype so soon.
elephantheart elephantheart 8 years
I really like them. It's perfect for my road trip to San Diego next month. I'll just have to get it!
Cocoangel Cocoangel 8 years
See something new every time I watch this video. Loved their video for A-Punk too. Surprises me so much that the band isn't British.
buckley9383 buckley9383 8 years
I LOVE Vampire weekend! I first heard them last fall on NPR's All Songs Considered. Their music is so easy to listen to, and I agree- perfect for summer!
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