Contra

Generally considered one of the best albums of the 2010’s, Vampire Weekend release their sophomore album on January 12 2010.

The title is a reference to the Nicaraguan counter-revolutionaries. And, there’s a whole story behind “the Contra Girl,” too …

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Franz Ferdinand respond to their band trending because of Soleimani killing: ‘For the record, we think #WWIII is a bad idea’ 

The Scottish rock band is named after the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, whose assassination in 1914 precipitated the First World War.

Source: Franz Ferdinand respond to their band trending because of Soleimani killing: ‘For the record, we think #WWIII is a bad idea’ | The Independent

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Death Cab For Cutie release their 5th album on August 30, 2005. It becomes what’s now known as an “instant indie classic.”  It spawns 3 singles, a couple of Grammy nominations and a song that, though one of the darkest and most depressing songs around, shines like a literary classic. (I Will Follow You Into the Dark.)