History YMMV / Interpol

8th Feb '16 6:47:11 AM Freshmeat
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*** It's safe to say the entire album of ''Turn on the Bright Lights'' is considered a [[MagnumOpus huge crowning music of awesome]].
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*** It's safe to say the entire album of ''Turn on the Bright Lights'' is considered a [[MagnumOpus huge crowning music of awesome]].awesome.

* MagnumOpus: ''Turn On the Brights Lights'', to the point where it's a ToughActToFollow.
11th Jul '15 11:58:28 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* MagnumOpus: ''Turn On the Brights Lights'', to the point where it's a ToughActToFollow.
4th May '15 2:03:18 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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*** It's safe to say the entire album of ''Turn on the Bright Lights'' is considered a [[MagnumOpus huge crowning music of awesome]].
22nd Apr '15 3:42:43 PM scarletcity
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** Some of their lyrics are quite, quite dark. Take "PDA" for example: ''"You are a past sinner, the last winner, I'm reaping all around me.... you're so cute when you're sedated, dear. Oh yes dear, sleep tight, grim rite..."'' All sung in Banks' trademark monotone. The video makes it even creepier by featuring [[http://i.ytimg.com/vi/_MmLPktoxCk/0.jpg Banks' partially obscured face]] looking straight on at the camera through big sunglasses, completely still except for his lips as he sings it.
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** Some of their lyrics are quite, quite dark. Take "PDA" for example: ''"You are a past sinner, dinner, the last winner, I'm reaping raking all around me.... you're so cute when you're sedated, dear. Oh yes dear, sleep tight, grim rite..."'' All sung in Banks' trademark monotone. The video makes it even creepier by featuring [[http://i.ytimg.com/vi/_MmLPktoxCk/0.jpg Banks' partially obscured face]] looking straight on at the camera through big sunglasses, completely still except for his lips as he sings it.
22nd Apr '15 3:39:38 PM scarletcity
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** Some of their lyrics are quite, quite dark. Take "PDA" for example: ''"You are a past dinner, the last winner, I'm raping all around me.... you're so cute when you're sedated, dear. Oh yes dear, Sleep tight, grim rite..."'' All sung in Banks' trademark monotone. The video makes it even creepier by featuring [[http://i.ytimg.com/vi/_MmLPktoxCk/0.jpg Banks' partially obscured face]] looking straight on at the camera through big sunglasses, completely still except for his lips as he sings it.
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** Some of their lyrics are quite, quite dark. Take "PDA" for example: ''"You are a past dinner, sinner, the last winner, I'm raping reaping all around me.... you're so cute when you're sedated, dear. Oh yes dear, Sleep sleep tight, grim rite..."'' All sung in Banks' trademark monotone. The video makes it even creepier by featuring [[http://i.ytimg.com/vi/_MmLPktoxCk/0.jpg Banks' partially obscured face]] looking straight on at the camera through big sunglasses, completely still except for his lips as he sings it.

** The lyrics to "PDA", as mentioned above.
22nd Apr '15 3:38:03 PM scarletcity
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* HarsherInHindsight - some lyrics from "Obstacle 1", such as "you go stabbing yourself in the neck", become this if one believes the theory of the song being based on [[http://articles.nydailynews.com/2001-07-23/news/18354103_1_natasha-duncan-plus-size-model-roommate a certain real-life incident.]]
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* HarsherInHindsight - some lyrics from "Obstacle 1", such as "you go stabbing yourself in the neck", become this if one believes the theory of the song being based on [[http://articles.nydailynews.com/2001-07-23/news/18354103_1_natasha-duncan-plus-size-model-roommate [[http://nypost.com/2001/07/23/models-bizarre-suicide/ a certain real-life incident.]]
12th Oct '14 2:44:59 PM Crane
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* FaceOfTheBand - Unlike most other lead singers of rock bands, Paul Banks is not generally cosidered the "face" of Interpol. The band is instead rather homogenous. When Banks undertook a solo project in 2009 he used a psuedonym, thereby preserving the status quo as it were.
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* FaceOfTheBand - Unlike most other lead singers of rock bands, Paul Banks is not generally cosidered considered the "face" of Interpol. The band is instead rather homogenous. When Banks undertook a solo project in 2009 he used a psuedonym, thereby preserving the status quo as it were.

** From "A Time To Be So Small": ''"When the cadaverous mobs save their doors for the dead men, you will not leave." ** "Wrecking Ball" from ''Our Love To Admire''. ''"I'm inside, like the wrecking ball through your eyes, and I changed it all from inside."
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** From "A Time To Be So Small": ''"When "When the cadaverous mobs save their doors for the dead men, you will not leave." ** "Wrecking Ball" from ''Our Love To Admire''. ''"I'm "I'm inside, like the wrecking ball through your eyes, and I changed it all from inside."" ** "Pioneer to the Falls," which is about the real-life rape and murder of Imette St. Gillian in New York.
5th Oct '14 11:57:34 AM Crane
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* ToughActToFollow: ''Turn on the Bright Lights'' was considered by many critics to be not just one of the best albums of 2002 but of the ''decade''. None of their follow-ups has achieved the same level of acclaim.
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* ToughActToFollow: ''Turn on the Bright Lights'' was considered by many critics to be not just one of the best albums of 2002 but of the ''decade''. None of their follow-ups has achieved the same level of acclaim.acclaim, though ''Antics'' and ''El Pintor'' have come close.
5th Oct '14 11:56:26 AM Crane
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** "Mammoth" and "Pioneer to the Falls" from ''Our Love to Admire.'' ** "Barricade" and "Success" from their SelfTitledAlbum. ** "Everything is Wrong," "Breaker 1," and "My Desire" from ''El Pintor.''
20th Sep '14 6:35:16 PM Spyspotter
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* SignatureSong: "Slow Hands" and "Evil" are best known to casual listeners.
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* SignatureSong: "Slow Hands" Hands", "Obstacle 1" and "Evil" are best known to casual listeners.
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