Vampire Weekend opened Lollapalooza set with ‘A-Punk,’ times three

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Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig doing whatever the heck he wants at Lollapalooza.

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Vampire Weekend, you okay dudes?

The band, which announced on Saturday night that its fourth album is complete, certainly had a lot to celebrate during their Lollapalooza performance. And it seems when the members of Vampire Weekend get excited they just play “A-Punk” over and over.

That’s right. To open their set, Vampire Weekend played the fan favorite song from the self-titled 2008 album Vampire Weekend, not one, not two, but THREE whole times in a row.

That’s a lot of “say ohs.”

The setlist for the Aug. 4 performance confirmed that the band did in fact plan to play approximately seven minutes of “A-Punk.” Why???? Uh, nobody is really clear on the details.

It’s a bold and interesting choice to kick off a set with three songs in a row, and though some fans were confused AF, many people seemed to be okay with the decision.

According to one fan, after the back-to-back “A-Punks” the band encountered a few technical difficulties. But they quickly bounced back and decided to play the iconic Seinfeld theme, which lead singer Ezra Koenig once made an cappella rendition of for a video game called The Junior Mint.

Time Out Chicago called Vampire Weekend’s setlist “delightfully weird,” writing, “The group inexplicably kicked off the evening by playing it’s buoyant single ‘A-Punk’ three times in a row, before launching into a set that included a short but apt cover of Chicago’s ‘Saturday in the Park,’ a mid-bass-solo rendition of the Seinfeld theme and an encore that featured Dusty Springfield’s ‘Son of a Preacher Man.'”

Though playing the same song three times in a row was a bit strange, it was nowhere near as bizarre as the time Travis Scott performed his track “goosebumps” 14 times, breaking the Kanye West and Jay-Z’s world record for the most times a single song has been performed by an artist during a concert.

Scott then waited a week and performed the song 15 times in a row to break his own record.

Vampire Weekend will hopefully shoot for “A-Punk” 16 times one day, but until then we can always listen to the song on repeat.

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