Nick And Norah's Infinite Playlist. Released: 2008. Featuring: Vampire Weekend, Devendra Banhart. Why it's good: Music was obviously crucial to this romantic comedy: screenwriter Lorene Scafaria even submitted a CD compilation with her original script. The end result was just a really good indie-rock mixtape - to sit alongside a film with bags of charm.
"The first expression that I read into her was some sort of hesitation. We had a lot of discussions trying to figure out how old this person was when the picture was taken-- she could be 15 or 27. The ambiguity of her age and expression made me feel like she was on the cusp of something..." -Ezra Koenig
Vampire Weekend have completed work on their third album, which is due to be released this year. Vampire Weekend have made no secret of the fact they've been recording new music. The band have dropped a few unreleased tracks into their live set, and even performed a brand new track on an American late night TV show towards the end of last year. See them performing 'Unbelievers' on Jimmy Kimmel http://youtu.be/xSeKa8VVWdM