Vampire Weekend Pisses Off Saab Owners

Poor Saab.  The unwanted quirky Swedish automaker can’t seem to get any respect beyond the cult that their cars spawned.  Now perfectly good 900s are being used as props in videos by indie bands.  From Jalopnik story entitled “Vampire Weekend Are a Bunch of Dicks:”

Here’s the best-case scenario I was hoping for when I saw that Vampire Weekend torched some Saab 900s for their new “Diane Young” music video: I was hoping that the two 900s were old, decrepit, maybe found in a junkyard or damaged beyond repair in Hurricane Sandy, and that they were being sent to a better place. This is apparently not the case, and the real story will upset you a great deal.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Vampire Weekend Pisses Off Saab Owners

  • July 3, 2013 at 7:09 am

    The most respected car of one time that is the Saab is now-a-days getting no respect. This happens only when the car maker manufactures faulty pieces and the customer face problem. So for these type of reasons Saab is now not in demand. .
    Saab Repair Ann Arbor Centers. .


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