New track given away here: http://thepigeonpost.wordpress.com/2010/04/29/new-interpol-track-lights/
As good as Julian Plenti’s solo album is, it’s hard to feel much for it when you understand it’s basically a Interpol-lite album. Following on from 2007′s Our Love to Admire would be a tough task for most bands, but it’s telling that critics have decided with the benefit of hindsight that the album was somewhat of a let-down. Then again, everything’s going to be an upsetting mess if you compare it to the spectacular Turn on the Bright Lights. Anyway, Sam Forgarino from the band has been talking to Paste magazine. It’s an interview that gives very little away in terms of content, but it’s a good bit of reassurance for anyoone (like me) who was worring we might be well into 2011 before any more news was heard on the band.
The interview is up at Paste magazine (link), but this is also an ample opportunity for me to recycle some Julian Plenti songs that were uploaded a while ago. The album is a product of Interpol lead singer Paul Banks’ alter ego, and it’s wonderful. If Interpol weren’t already around, it’d be nice to think that it’d have been a massive commerical success, but that’s probably just wishful thinking. Anyway, here’s some MP3s.