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A Fine Mess


A Fine Mess

Five-track EP from the New York indie rock band produced by Dave Fridmann (MGMT, OK Go, The Flaming Lips)

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  1. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    A different Interpol, one that stands in particular contrast to the measured, besuited post-punk outfit we’ve come to know and love over the years
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  2. 7.0 |   XS Noize

    The artwork alone (recovered from an abandoned police station in Detroit) demands extensive scrutinising as does the lyrics equalling the innovation of tracks such as NYC from their debut 2002 effort
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  3. 6.0 |   Under The Radar

    There's no other unifying theme at work here; no great banner to be found overhead. A Fine Mess is just that
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  4. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Interpol's new EP might be their strongest post-hiatus release yet
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  5. 6.0 |   Paste Magazine

    There are no oddball experiments here, no genre strays, no real risks to speak of. There are just five more songs that sound a lot like Interpol, for fans for whom that is always enough
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  6. 5.6 |   Pitchfork

    Culled from last year’s Marauder sessions with Dave Fridmann, there’s still a sense that the production actively tries to disrupt what Interpol does well
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  7. 4.8 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Devoted fans should find a meagre portion of redemption here, but to the casual listener this will bring little enjoyment to the table
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