The band's second album, Contra was released on January 11th (UK) and 11th (US) 2010. On October 5th, 2009, the first track of their new album "Horchata" was released as a free download on the band's website The album's first single "Cousins", was released on November 17, 2009. As of January 5th 2010, the entire upcoming album was up for streaming on the band's website. Initial copies of the Contra CD and LP sold at independent records stores in the US include a 3-track bonus CD featuring two "melts" featuring bits of album tracks and a remix.They performed live on the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien on January 11, 2010.
Vampire Weekend - Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac Cover)
Vampire Weekend - The Kids Don't Stand a Chance (Mike Snow Mix)