Interpol – Our Love To Admire (2007)
Released July 6, 2007
Recorded 11/06 to 05/07
Electric Lady Studios / The Magic Shop Studios, New York City
Genre Post-punk, New Wave, Indie rock
Label United States – Capitol Records
Label United Kingdom – Parlophone
Producer Interpol and Rich Costey
Mp3 @ various kbps
We had keyboards on from the start which we’ve never done before. It’s like a fifth member. There’s a lot more texture, and interesting sounds, there’s definitely progression and growth. ”
— Daniel Kessler, in NME
Rubbish artwork aside, a return to form by the boys from interpol!
It’s not Turn On The Bright Lights but their third LP is still a rather fine LP in its own right.
On 25 April 2007, the band officially announced the album title as Our Love to Admire as well as the track listing.
The first single off the new album, “The Heinrich Maneuver”, was released on 7 May 2007.
The album has received a positive critical response of 70 overall at Metacritic.
“ First single “The Heinrich Maneuver” is a peppy kiss-off to an ex-love now residing on the opposite coast and hits radio May 7; the band has been playing it of late during its just-concluded Canadian tour. The band is on familiar footing with tracks like the tense “No I in Threesome” (“Maybe [sic] it’s time we give something new a try,” frontman Paul Banks sings) and the relentless “Mammoth,” which are loaded with Daniel Kessler’s simple, repeated guitar riffs and Carlos D’s powerful bass underpinnings. There are some new sonic experiments; the album begins with the funereal, nearly six-minute “Pioneer to the Falls,” featuring Jim Morrison-esque crooning from Banks, and wraps with another unusually ambient piece, “The Lighthouse.” Hints of soul creep in on the spaced-out “Rest My Chemistry” (“I haven’t slept for two days / I’ve bathed in nothing but sweat,” Banks sings) and “Pace Is the Trick.” ”
And life is wine
Now the windows are open the moon is so bright
There’s no one can tell us what love brings, you and I
Sound meets sound, babe
1. Pioneer to the Falls
2. No I in Threesome
4. Heinrich Maneuver
6. Pace Is the Trick
7. All Fired Up
8. Rest My Chemistry
9. Who Do You Think?
10. Wrecking Ball
Here she be: