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Bloc Party

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Bloc Party: Silent Alarm

Review by Nick Southall, Stylus, 14 February 2005

FORGET EVERYTHING you think you know and start all over again. Bloc Party's website declares that they're "an autonomous unit of un-extraordinary kids reared on ...

Bloc Party: Silent Alarm

Review by Keith Cameron, MOJO, March 2005

The smart money's favourite for Next Big Thing remember to make a good debut album. ...

Bloc Party: Silent Alarm

Review by Jude Rogers, The Word, March 2005

Silent Alarm is a promising debut from this year's Franz Ferdinand ...

Bloc Party: Running on Bravado

Interview by Scott McLennan, Rip It Up (Australia), Summer 2005

ALREADY CLUTCHING the seal of approval from Franz Ferdinand, Interpol and the Chemical Brothers, London's Bloc Party have burst onto the international music scene in ...

Bloc Party: A Weekend in the City

Review by Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 2 February 2007

BLOC PARTY'S second album begins like an episode of Panorama, full of frowning portent and ambition to say something about The State of Britain Today. ...

Bloc Party: A Weekend in the City

Review by Nick Southall, Stylus, 5 February 2007

BLOC PARTY HAVE TROTTED OUT the usual "taller, wider, deeper" clichés that follow a critically salivated-upon debut, but what do those words actually mean? The ...

Bloc Party: Party people turn political

Interview by Sophie Heawood, The Times, 10 February 2007

Their fiery mix of pop and passion is turning Bloc Party into a key band. Our writer met them. ...

What's the weirdest chart hit of all time?

Comment by Paul Lester, The Guardian, 11 July 2008

Bloc Party's new single Mercury fires them into the realm of pop eccentricity. Who else resides there? ...

Bloc Party: Intimacy

Review by Luke Turner, The Quietus, 20 August 2008

BLOC PARTY have always made themselves a frustratingly difficult band to like. Alright, so if you're a 17 year old kid from Haywards Heath with ...

Bloc Party Refuse to Rest on Their Laurels 10 years On

Report and Interview by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 16 January 2009

SITTING ON THE band's tour coach, while waiting to check into their Las Vegas hotel, Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke is wearing baggy jeans that ...


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