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Interpol is a Post-Punk band based in New York City, United States, that took an important part in the of the 2000s. The band consists of Paul Banks (vocals and guitar), Sam Fogarino (drums), and Daniel Kessler (guitar and backing vocals).

The band’s sound is generally a mix of staccato bass and rhythmic, harmonized guitar, with a snare heavy mix, drawing comparisons to post-punk bands such as Joy Division and The Chameleons.

The band formed in 1998 when Daniel Kessler met drummer Greg Drudy, previously a member of / band Joshua Fit for Battle and Hot Cross, on the New York University campus. Kessler later added Carlos D. on the bass after meeting him in a history class. The line-up was complete after Kessler ran into Paul Banks, a friend whom he had met in Paris. In 2000, Sam Fogarino, whom the band knew through his job at a local record store, replaced Drudy. Carlos Dengler, who was responsible for bass and keyboards, left the band in 2010, and hasn’t been replaced, but announced various names to help them perform live.

The band released Direction on the soundtrack of the television program ‘Six Feet Under’ on June 28, 2005. Shortly thereafter they left Matador for a major label.

Our Love to Admire was released on July 10, 2007 in the USA (July 9 in the UK) to generally favorable reviews. The Heinrich Maneuver was its first single.


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    Need an Obstacle 3. [2]

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  • George_Bastos01

    Lights, masterpiece <333

    22 Jul 2:05am Reply
  • andover

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    22 Jul 12:48am Reply
  • xuxu_beleza_

    All the rage back home makes me think that the new album will be much better than the last one :) [4]

    22 Jul 12:30am Reply
  • Nimbie

    All the rage back home makes me think that the new album will be much better than the last one :) [3]

    21 Jul 2:02pm Reply
  • Thafoo-

    You didn't plan for Kansas City and both Chicago shows are sold out ;~;

    20 Jul 2:44pm Reply
  • George_Bastos01

    PUTA QUE PARIU, CLIPE NOVO E EU VIM SABER SÓ HOJE. Amo muito essa banda <33333

    19 Jul 9:20pm Reply
  • sleepingpill23

    I'm glad they're actually trying again. I love the new stripped back sound.

    19 Jul 1:44am Reply
  • pollitor

    Self-titled is the best after TOTBL in my opinion, I don't understand all the hate.

    18 Jul 8:45am Reply
  • ashablack

    All The Rage Back Home sounds better than anything off their self titled album and I'm glad!

    17 Jul 6:32am Reply
  • PinkFloyd990

    Need an Obstacle 3.

    16 Jul 7:18am Reply
  • Ahn_Dromeda

    tickets for the toronto show secured! yay!

    15 Jul 2:14pm Reply
  • wiseblood-

    See you boys in Boston!

    14 Jul 5:51pm Reply
  • newmeex

    shame on you if you not coming to CZ

    14 Jul 2:45pm Reply
  • reistroki

    Waiting for El Pintor!! Welcome back.

    12 Jul 4:21pm Reply
  • Charade69

    All the rage back home makes me think that the new album will be much better than the last one :) [2]

    12 Jul 12:19pm Reply
  • epinalcity

    All the rage back home makes me think that the new album will be much better than the last one :)

    12 Jul 11:01am Reply
  • ge0gaddi_

    My favorite band of all time. Turn on the bright lights in my go to album

    12 Jul 2:42am Reply
  • IFoundAWhistlee

    YAAAAAAAS...All The Rage Back Home slays ♡ Can't wait for the new album ; 3 ;

    11 Jul 8:41pm Reply
  • Teco_Edukator

    Pra mim "Anywhere" já é uma das melhores músicas do ano! Melhor q isso só outro show no Brasil :)

    11 Jul 1:04pm Reply
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