Bloc Party Biography

Picked from obscurity by Steve Lamacq after receiving their demo at a Franz Ferdinand show, Bloc Party's debut album 'Silent Alarm' entered the UK charts at number 3 and went on to receive a Mercury Music Prize nomination. Front-man Kele Okereke is a notoriously reserved entity: "why is it important to know what I had for breakfast?" he once asked a journalist. Damn it that's a good point.





WATCH BLOC PARTY PERFORM 'ONE MONTH OFF' (TAKEN FROM THE NEW ALBUM 'INTIMACY' RELEASE ON OCTOBER 27 2008), IN THE MEDIA PLAYER SECTION BELOW..

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Bloc Party News

Bloc Party's Kele Okereke says black British music culture is being eroded

"The people who are reaping the greatest rewards from black music are not black" he writes

  • Jun 19, 2014

Kele Okereke to release vinyl single made on a 3D printer

'Down Boy' will be put out in aid of music therapy charity Nordoff Robins

  • Nov 20, 2013

Bloc Party to release 'Tapes' for !K7 label mixed by Kele Okereke

Frontman describes working on the mix as "like having an affair"

  • Sep 4, 2013

Bloc Party play last show before hiatus at Latitude Festival

The Maccabees, Cat Power and Tim Burgess also performed at the first day of the Suffolk festival

  • Jul 20, 2013

Bloc Party discuss future after Latitude headline set: 'There's no end point with this band'

Bloc Party are now on hiatus but bassist Gordon Moakes insists the band will be sustained by their love of music

  • Jul 20, 2013

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Bloc Party Music Videos

Octopus Play Video

Octopus

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Leeds & Reading walk on 2008 Play Video

Leeds & Reading walk on 2008

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One Month Off Play Video

One Month Off

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Bloc Party Pt 5 Play Video

Bloc Party Pt 5

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Bloc Party Pt IV

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Bloc Party Reviews

Bloc Party - 'The Nextwave Sessions EP'

Bloc Party - 'The Nextwave Sessions EP'

Fun, playful, cheeky – the London quartet have cheered up

  • Aug 8, 2013

Bloc Party - 'Four'

Daring, deep and confused in equal measure

  • Aug 16, 2012

Bloc Party - 'Octopus'

A comeback single that every floundering indie band dreams of

  • Aug 8, 2012

Bloc Party - 'Day Four'

Bloc Party find themselves in contemplative mode - and it's a slow-burning treat

  • Jul 30, 2012

Bloc Party - 'Octopus'

Hopefully this doesn't set the precedent for Bloc Party's new album

  • Jul 7, 2012

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