NME.COM

Bloc Party ditch dance edge

Kele Okereke says 'Flux' will not be like their new album

Bloc Party
Bloc Party have admitted that their recent hit single will not be a reflection of what their forthcoming third album is like.

Frontman Kele Okereke claims the track 'Flux', which has given the band a new dance edge, has allowed the four-piece to broaden their horizons.

But he warned that the band will not be going in the same direction for the follow up to 'A Weekend In The City'.

He told BBC 6 Music: "'Flux' isn't an indication at all about the next record. The important thing about this record for me was that it showed we could do anything we wanted, we weren't going to settle for being any other guitar band of 2007. Luckily it was successful."

Drummer Matt Tong added: "I think one crucial thing about that song was it was radically different from anything we attempted before and I think it was important in terms of opening up... broadening our horizons".

Several remixes of track were given away on a covermount CD in the NME last month.

The song charted at Number Eight in the UK singles chart.

Share This

Connect With Us
This Week's Magazine