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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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  • Ahn_Dromeda

    does anyone have a collective concerts presale password for the two toronto shows and is willing to share?

    36 minutes ago Reply
  • slacktidess

    well, i just have two things to say about this band: fucking amazing

    Yesterday 5:17am Reply
  • JelmerHolwerda

    Was a really nice concert last night in Amsterdam, but man it was short. Only played for an hour and 15 minutes.. In my opinion that's just too short for a €40,- ticket. But atlthough they didn't play for a very long time, what they played was great. Especially loved NYC, Not Even Jail and of course PDA. But everything was great. And the support was really awful. Don't know why a band like HEALTH was the support for Interpol.

    24 Jan 1:25pm Reply
  • KFC__o_o

    Por qué no vienen a Perú? acá también los escuchamos...

    24 Jan 2:01am Reply
  • perfektionismus

    Started so well but they've lost it since.

    23 Jan 12:25am Reply
  • Nate_Dark_Shade

    Everything Is Wrong ♥

    22 Jan 6:48pm Reply
  • GhostwithVoice

    love u guys...

    21 Jan 8:12pm Reply
  • andreysoloviev

    понадобилось несколько лет, чтобы понять их четвертый альбом. и надо заметить, он прекрасен.

    15 Jan 12:25am Reply
  • charmingaxelotl

    no way self titled is better than el pintor

    14 Jan 2:17am Reply
  • Red-pumpkin

    it's fucking post-punk revival, not indie rock -.- stupid tags

    13 Jan 9:45pm Reply
  • A_lexey

    @Sophia_Pantlv Лол, эти ребята записали один из лучших альбомов нулевых (свой дебютник), хотя в твоем возрасте простительно это не знать. Продолжай слушать хорошую музыку.

    13 Jan 10:52am Reply
  • m3lpomen3

    ¡Que pinches mierdas!, ¿Porque no dan un concierto solitos en el Df?. Mñaaa ):

    12 Jan 6:59am Reply
  • dezcoal

    Nos vemos pronto en Bogotá!!! :D

    9 Jan 3:57pm Reply
  • Sophia_Pantlv

    2 миллиона слушателей, охиреть. полгода назад я думала, что одна их слушаю.

    9 Jan 2:33pm Reply
  • forgetmenot

    I know the last 2 albums may be harder to get into, but once you get into them, you can't go back. I've been a fan since 2004, but I think the El Pintor and Interpol are the best albums. They're just so breathtakingly orchestrated. TOTBL and Antics have catchy songs that I really love, but the sound is kinda 2-dimensional.

    9 Jan 12:31pm Reply
  • Big_Indio

    "This kind of shit don't heal in a week."

    9 Jan 1:36am Reply
  • henriiquecrvg

    Gênios

    3 Jan 11:26pm Reply
  • Nekro__b

    с НГ чуваки

    31 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Placebionic

    Minha review do ano incluindo El Pintor: http://www.lastfm.com.br/user/Placebionic/journal/2014/12/30/6d05c5_best_of_2014

    30 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Korova0

    TOTBL > OLTA > Interpol > Antics > El Pintor

    24 Dec 2014 Reply
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