Earned the Best Alternative Music Album Grammy for Modern Vampires of the City.
Appeared as the musical guests on Saturday Night Live.
Scored their first No. 1 album with Contra.
Early on, Ezra Koenig played briefly with fellow New York band Dirty Projectors.
In 2008, the band's "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa," which namechecks Peter Gabriel, was covered by Gabriel himself.