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‘Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes’ Guys Seek a Piece of the Vampire Weekend Action

Yesterday, the new album from Graceland-inspired indie-rock combo Vampire Weekend leaked. Today, a press release tells us that Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the nine-member South African a cappella group who sang backup on Paul Simon's 1986 album, will kick off a two-month U.S. tour at the end of January (see dates here). This can't be a coincidence.

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