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Formed: 1998 in New York, NY
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Group Members: Sam Fogarino, Daniel Kessler, Carlos Dengler, Paul Banks, Greg Drudy, Julian Plenti
Biography: Although formed during the late '90s, Interpol rose to international attention in 2002 as part of New York City's post-punk revival. The group took its cues from Joy Division and the Chameleons, fashioning a darkly atmospheric sound helmed by intricate guitars and Paul Banks' somber baritone. Interpol ...Read full biography
Turn On The Bright Lights
Released: 2002
Label: Matador Records
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One might go into a review like this one wondering how many words will pass before Joy Division is brought up. In this case, the answer is 16. Many are too quick to classify Interpol as mimics and lose ...Read full review
Released: 2010
Label: Matador
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A lot about Interpol suggests that it's a statement of purpose, from its eponymous title to the fact that it was released by Matador, where the band released its best material. There is a back-to-basics ...Read full review