New Ezra Koenig tune options in ‘Neo Yokio’ Christmas particular

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The Vampire Weekend frontman created the animated Netflix sequence

A brand new tune by Ezra Koenig options within the Neo Yokio Christmas particular, it has been revealed.

The animated Netflix sequence was created by the Vampire Weekend frontman and debuted in September 2017. Till that arrives, a festive hour-long episode has been launched on the streaming platform, titled ‘Pink Christmas’.

As Spin experiences, the particular comprises a shock Koenig-penned monitor known as ‘Good friend Like You’. He reportedly labored on the tune with producer Bloodpop and ILoveMakonnen.

In it, Koenig is heard singing: “I by no means had a buddy such as you/I don’t assume I’ll ever discover one other.” The monitor seems between the 32nd and 33rd minutes of the episode and once more through the last credit. Each appearances are merely snippets moderately than a full model. Hearken to it right here. 

The anime sequence stars Jaden Smith as Kaz Kaan, a rich “magistocrat” dwelling in an alternate timeline model of modern-day New York.

In the meantime, Vampire Weekend are set to launch their new album, which has the working title ‘Mitsubishi Macchiato’, subsequent 12 months. After the band headlined Chicago’s Lollapalooza in August, Koenig handled followers at an after-party to previews of a few of its tracks, performed off of his telephone.

One fan later knowledgeable Reddit: “The sound is a extra spacey and empty sounding document, virtually paying homage to [Fleet Foxes’] ‘Crack Up’ in components, however VERY brilliant and sunny – a summertime sound with virtually a protest tune sound vibe to them (no political lyrics I heard or something like that), after which huge dense flashes of instrumentation with heavy percussion and a slick, virtually horny style of ’70s funk licks. Going to be an attention-grabbing document.”

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