Dams of the West

Dams of the West – the solo project of Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson – released their debut album 'Youngish American' today, via 30th Century Records/Columbia. The 10-song collection is out now – features Tell The Truth, Inerrancy of You and Me, and Flag on The Can.

Produced by Patrick Carney of the Black Keys, 'Youngish American' was born after a long run of Vampire Weekend dates, when Tomson found himself at home with an empty calendar for the first time in years, grappling with early-30s ennui and domesticity. Written entirely by Chris, who plays virtually every instrument on the record, the new music has already received raves: