Saturday 05.07.14 - 00:00 - Arena

Interpol's classic debut album, Turn on the Bright Lights, helped kickstart rock in the early 00s.

In 2014, Paul, Daniel and Sam finally put an end to four years of silence. The New Yorkers majestic and melodic guitar rock is steeped in sadness and desperation – but also a dark glamour as chic and urban as the band's black wardrobe.

Joy Division is the ever-mentioned inspiration. But Interpol’s songs often contain a greater ambition for the epic widescreen than their role models. Interpol plays music with a melodic and emotional force whose light still dazzles.

Dark, alternative guitar rock
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