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“It feels like we’ve come full circle in a way,” Interpol’s frontman Paul Banks told NME earlier this year, at the start of their second stint on the NME Awards…

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As the stiflingly hot air punches [i]NME[/i] in the face like an angry, invisible hair dryer, the other couple of thousand people in the venue have their eyes glued to…

Introspection is a pleasure for yourself, but bloody boring for others. With [a]Interpol[/a], though, enigmatic brooding has been elevated to a glamorous state of being, the refined occupation of suave…

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1. Interpol – ‘Lights’ Having supplied many a nighthawk soundtrack in their time, it seems appropriate that the message heralding Interpol’s return should drop into our inbox at 1am last…

You shouldn’t judge a record by its cover, but that Interpol’s ‘Our Love To Admire’ album has a snap of a stuffed lion seemingly preparing to bum an antelope, and…

You know you can normally rely on an Interpol song to start all chuggy and full of epic promise and then crash out into a blaze of serious chorus and…

Amid all the furore over Interpol’s return, one thing’s been absent from the debate: their music. So Brandon Flowers-esque facial fuzz, major-versus-indie-label politics and Editors-sound-more-like-Joy-Division-no-Interpol-do rows have all clogged up…

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As the sun goes down at Coachella, so the mood of sunkissed Cali goodwill curdles. Blue lights blot out the perfect starscape, and, on the neighbouring stage, Jarvis Cocker’s cheeky…

When it comes to comebacks, only Elvis can match The Dark. If 2001 saw American bands tapping local heritage from Detroit to NYC, this year a grey-skinned British past is…

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