Vampire Weekend are the latest band to grace Jimmy Fallon’s stage on The Tonight Show, performing two choice tracks from their recently released LP, Father of the Bride.
Joined by the distinguished Haim sisters, the indie rockers reconfigured “This Life” for a television audience. Guitarist Danielle Haim also supplied backing vocals for “Jerusalem, New York, Berlin.” The latter track felt unusually intimate for a television performance, with the band’s dynamic, tightly controlled instrumentation taking the audience’s breaths away.
Check it out below.
“Jerusalem, New York, Berlin”: