INTERPOL RELEASES NEW STUDIO ALBUM MARAUDER
August 28, 2018
Having commenced their worldwide tour of Marauder in Mexico City last week, Interpol continues in North America with major East Coast, Midwest, Southwest, and West Coast cities throughout September and October. They hit the UK in November for two consecutive nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall, and a date at Manchester’s O2 Apollo, alongside further European dates – following a trip to Asia where the band headlines both Neon Lights and Clockenflap Festivals in Singapore and Hong Kong respectively, and plays their first show in Tokyo for 11 years.
Marking the week of release, Interpol will visit the UK for a Maida Vale Studio session for BBC 6Music/BBC iPlayer, as well playing a few intimate performances, including Rough Trade East Record Store on Thursday, August 30th.
The band is on the front cover of Q Magazine in UK, which lands on newsstands from today;release week features have included Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, NPR, Pitchfork, The Line of Best Fit, Noisey, Punch, NME.
Reviews include both Mojo Album Of The Month, Q Album Of The Month, The Guardian lead 4**** review today and Album of the Week https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/aug/23/interpol-marauder-album-review
First, two events in New York City, Interpol’s hometown – an exclusive underplay release show party, the last ever show at Brooklyn’s House of Vans, and Saturday, Aug 25th – the band has a signing and Q&A at Rough Trade Brooklynwith Meet Me In The Bathroom author Lizzy Goodman.
“Interpol has been remarkably successful in finding ways to modify their sound, pinching & folding edges of their sharply drawn songs” – MOJO **** Album of the Month
“Marauder is the sound of Interpol at their most wonderfully intense” – Q **** Album of the Month
“a return to the echoing, distorted sound of their classic early records” – The Guardian ****Album of the Week
“Bristling intensity—the most commanding and forceful music Interpol has released in well over a decade” – Newsweek