Vampire Weekend—”Mansard Roof”

Been busy wrapping up the delivery of the book for editor extraordinaire, Peter Lavery at Macmillan, to work his legendary red pen across. In the meantime, have some music. From this very fine collection of indie funksters. They’re a sort of cross between Paul Simon’s  Graceland and the Stokes. And it works.


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About Mark Newton

Born in 1981, live in the UK. I write about strange things.


  1. The singer looks like he’s not sure whether he wants to be Jonny Marr or Edwyn Collins… a tough decision I admit!

  2. Good lord. Edwyn Collins. Now there’s an obscure blast from the past.