Watch Vampire Weekend Cover Grateful Dead’s ‘Peggy-O’

The band also performed three of their songs during a Vampire Weekend Radio edition of ‘SiriusXMU Sessions.’

April 6, 2024

Vampire Weekend is taking over SiriusXMU (ch. 35) with Vampire Weekend Radio – and the GRAMMY Award-winning band performed a rendition of the Grateful Dead’s “Peggy-O” during a special “SiriusXMU Sessions.” They were joined by Amber Coffman on backing vocals and Ray Suen on violin. Watch them perform “Peggy-O” on the SiriusXM app here and listen to their full “SiriusXMU Sessions” on the SiriusXM app here with a subscription or free three-month trial.

Vampire Weekend Radio: Available on the app through May 7

“SiriusXMU Sessions” is a chance to hear stripped-down performances and conversations with groundbreaking indie bands. During Vampire Weekend’s return to the show, they also performed “Capricorn” and “Classical” from their new album, “Only God Was Above Us,” as well as “This Life” from 2019’s “Father of the Bride.”

Vampire Weekend Radio is taking over SiriusXMU through April 8 and will be available on the SiriusXM app through May 7.

(L to R) Chris Baio, Amber Coffman, Chris Tomson, Ezra Koenig, and Ray Suen.

“Only God Was Above Us” Tracklist

  1. Ice Cream Piano
  2. Classical
  3. Capricorn
  4. Connect
  5. Prep-School Gangsters
  6. The Surfer
  7. Gen-X Cops
  8. Mary Boone
  9. Pravda
  10. Hope