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Interpol

Composer

“In a weird way, the upside of having a member leave is all of a sudden, you're a new band again. Either that breaks you or it makes you stronger as some new thing. There's an analogy with chemistry that I like: As a kind of compound, we were a four-atom molecule before and now we're a three-atom molecule. The chemical structure of a three-atom molecule doesn't mean it's weaker. It could be a… Read more
“In a weird way, the upside of having a member leave is all of a sudden, you're a new band again. Either that breaks you or it makes you stronger as some new thing. There's an analogy with chemistry that I like: As a kind of compound, we were a four-atom molecule before and now we're a three-atom molecule. The chemical structure of a three-atom molecule doesn't mean it's weaker. It could be a stronger compound or a more radioactive compound. So I feel like we're a new animal, and I think that makes this record pretty exciting.” Read less