Vampire Weekend - Sunflower ft. Steve Lacy (Official Video)

  • Published: 13 March 2019
  • Father of the Bride available 5/3:

    Sunflower/Big Blue available everywhere now:

    Harmony Hall/2021 available everywhere now:


    Filmed at Zabar’s and Barney Greengrass, The Sturgeon King

    Thanks to Jerry, Freddy and everyone who came by.


    Sunflower in the morning
    Standing in the garden
    All before you wake

    No power can compel you
    Out into the daylight
    Let that evil wait

    Strange thought upon the pillow:
    “What day demands a date?”
    Well I don’t know

    Sunflower in the evening
    Standing in the garden
    Taking up that space

    No power can compel me
    Back into the daylight
    Let that evil wait

    Strange thought upon the pillow:
    “What day demands a date?”
    Well I don’t know


    Written by Ezra Koenig
    Produced by Ariel Rechtshaid & Ezra Koenig
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Comments • 1 235

  • Tina Rota
    Tina Rota  2 days back

    do i see jerry seinfeld??? 1:08
    edit: watched to the end and aHHHHH IT'S JERRYYYYYY

    • ADDY Hyper gaming
      ADDY Hyper gaming  1 weeks back

      Music is so relaxing

      • VJ
        VJ  2 weeks back

        Guitar hero

        • Dan Bradley
          Dan Bradley  2 weeks back

          This feels like a lost 311 song.

          • Juan Yair Martinez
            Juan Yair Martinez  2 weeks back

            Algún mexicano que le guste esta música !! :D

            • carstereobandits
              carstereobandits  2 weeks back

              vocals remind me of 311.

              • Lincinho
                Lincinho  3 weeks back

                so did Steve just play guitar on this?

                • babi pan
                  babi pan  2 weeks back

                  he sings along with ezra the whole song.

              • Federico Picone
                Federico Picone  4 weeks back

                Love the song, hate the video. Too many rotations. A short song, need a simple video or never need at all.

                • googlyeyesnpaperbags
                  googlyeyesnpaperbags  4 weeks back

                  This song is nothing without Steve lacy

                  • Manos Fatisis
                    Manos Fatisis  1 months back

                    Read a short review here:

                    • Jimmy Gale
                      Jimmy Gale  1 months back

                      HEY! Why did U Tube take off the Jimmy Kimmel presentation of this great piece......with the three saxes? Does anyone know?

                      • GODZILLA_NYC
                        GODZILLA_NYC  1 months back

                        Many endorphins flowing through my brain now

                        • Wellington Jesus Costa
                          Wellington Jesus Costa  1 months back


                          • Wellington Jesus Costa
                            Wellington Jesus Costa  1 months back

                            08/06/2019 🇧🇷🇧🇷🌍

                            • Wellington Jesus Costa
                              Wellington Jesus Costa  1 months back

                              Amo essa banda Vampire Weekend ❤️❤️💙🇧🇷🇧🇷

                              • asd dsa
                                asd dsa  1 months back


                                • Wasssup Bro
                                  Wasssup Bro  1 months back

                                  I feel dizzy

                                  • Joshua Clark
                                    Joshua Clark  1 months back

                                    Jimi ish

                                    • Ailani Bishop
                                      Ailani Bishop  1 months back

                                      Jonah Hill SUCKS

                                      At being terrible

                                      • 8BEC
                                        8BEC  1 months back

                                        How is this song not more popular!

                                        • CALIGULA 666
                                          CALIGULA 666  1 months back

                                          *DOUBLE DOUBLE D (CUPS)*
                                          *DOUBLE DOUBLE D (CUPS)*

                                          • Vince Shelman
                                            Vince Shelman  2 months back

                                            Anyone else want to see a vampire weekend internet collab album??

                                            • RadicalHedgehog
                                              RadicalHedgehog  2 months back

                                              I can’t believe you leaked the song for Spider-Verse 2

                                              • Salzz isawesome
                                                Salzz isawesome  2 months back

                                                Came here for Steve 🤷‍♀️💕

                                                • Simon Jimenez
                                                  Simon Jimenez  2 months back

                                                  Estoy aquí por el anuncio de YouTube jaja lol

                                                  • Madeline Jones
                                                    Madeline Jones  2 months back

                                                    Dom where you at

                                                    • isla
                                                      isla  2 months back

                                                      no one:
                                                      not a soul:
                                                      ezra: DUBADUBADU BUDABUDABU

                                                      • Berger fon Koenig
                                                        Berger fon Koenig  2 months back

                                                        Thinking musicians... A very strong thinking ! Wish them The Luck in thair creative findings !

                                                        • Haou Shing Lee
                                                          Haou Shing Lee  2 months back

                                                          Okay but the dubaduba beginning reminds me of an orchestral song that I don't know the name of. SOMEONE HELP.

                                                        • refonbass
                                                          refonbass  2 months back

                                                          The verse has a very Khruangbin vibe.

                                                          • Pizza Dad
                                                            Pizza Dad  2 months back

                                                            I work at H&M and I hear this song at least once a day. And that brief 2 and a half minutes are the happiest moments of mine and my co-workers' entire shifts.

                                                            • Jared K
                                                              Jared K  2 months back

                                                              I listen to this song whenever I am sad, and I think of my girasol.

                                                              • bonito
                                                                bonito  2 months back

                                                                i’m trying to learn this on bass and HHNNGG it’s more difficult than i thought

                                                                • Moon Flowerz
                                                                  Moon Flowerz  2 months back

                                                                  Seinfeld Theme Starts

                                                                  • Diddle
                                                                    Diddle  2 months back

                                                                    This deserves more than a million views

                                                                    • Will Murray
                                                                      Will Murray  2 months back

                                                                      It sounds like the Grateful Dead ...
                                                                      China Cat Sunflower
                                                                      Morning Dew
                                                                      Fire On The Mountain

                                                                      • Wasserflasche
                                                                        Wasserflasche  2 months back

                                                                        DEFINITELY THE BETTER SUNFLOWER

                                                                        • geordiebravo
                                                                          geordiebravo  2 months back

                                                                          The intro to this is one massive rip off of the Inspector Gadget theme tune

                                                                          • Joshua Thomas
                                                                            Joshua Thomas  2 months back

                                                                            I’m absolutely in love with the jimmy Kimmel live version 😧

                                                                            • Debora Kristijanto
                                                                              Debora Kristijanto  2 months back

                                                                              who came here because of Ed Droste of grizzly bear????

                                                                              • Vicente Mortales
                                                                                Vicente Mortales  2 months back

                                                                                I cant believe Jimmy from gta v directed this

                                                                                • eh josi
                                                                                  eh josi  2 months back

                                                                                  "SunFLOwer in the morning..."

                                                                                  Me: "-HOUR!"

                                                                                  "...standing in the garden.."

                                                                                  Me: "._. ...ok"

                                                                                  • Krishan Ranasinghe
                                                                                    Krishan Ranasinghe  2 months back

                                                                                    The video is tripping balls

                                                                                    • Niles M
                                                                                      Niles M  2 months back

                                                                                      This song doesn’t deserve to be this catchy

                                                                                      • William Saputra
                                                                                        William Saputra  2 months back


                                                                                        • Thotimus Prime
                                                                                          Thotimus Prime  2 months back

                                                                                          This is the collab I didn't know I needed, but so desperately do

                                                                                          • Adam Martin
                                                                                            Adam Martin  2 months back

                                                                                            I swore I saw a blonde Jonah Hill in the Harmony Hall video, but now this makes sense.

                                                                                            • Filipe Anderson
                                                                                              Filipe Anderson  2 months back

                                                                                              “Why do I always have the feeling that everybody’s doing something better than me on Saturday afternoons?”