Interpol Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

20th August 2014

Fact: Cult group Interpol are to play an upcoming gig inside an ancient Egyptian temple. The band will perform a tour warm-up show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur - a 2,000-year-old temple that was built by the Romans.

19th April 2012

Fact: Interpol star Paul Banks' new solo EP will feature the singer's covers of Frank Sinatra's I'm a Fool to Want You and Harold Faltermeyer's Running Man theme, Perimeter Deactivated.

7th May 2009

Fact: Interpol frontman PAUL BANKS will release his debut solo album in August (09) under the name Julian Plenti.

6th December 2007

Quote: "If I'm watching a film I get this visual stimulation. It's like a fever that can be caught once in a while, I can find a path to a song - it just happens." Movie-loving Interpol guitarist DANIEL KESSLER on what inspires him to write music.

5th December 2007

Quote: "I had a feeling about something there and then through sheer misery from not finding people, and depression from there being a really strong urge in me to do something musical. From there something tremendous was born." Rockers Interpol began when gut instinct told the naturally shy DANIEL KESSLER to approach bassist CARLOS D.

18th August 2007

Quote: "After Kurt died, I really resented everybody getting into Green Day. I was like, 'A f**king legend just passed, and you guys are listening to Green Day...' I was really passionate about it." Interpol frontman PAUL BANKS found GREEN DAY's success in the wake of Nirvana star Kurt Cobain's 1994 suicide intensely irritating.

16th August 2006

Fact: American rockers Interpol have ditched their label Matador Records to sign a new deal with Capitol. After two albums that both sold more than 400,000 copies worldwide, the band are planning to hit the studio to cut a third LP later this year, reports


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