In the late 90s, Interpol emerged as one of the American indie-rock scene’s most exciting and inventive new bands. The New York outfit’s artfully layered sound drew comparisons to a multitude of notable post-punk combos, but Interpol’s cutting-edge sound was wholly its own. That’s the case with 2007’s Our Love to Admire, the band’s third album as well as its first major-label release and one of the group’s biggest selling albums.

With the full participation of the band members, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Our Love to Admire, UMC will release three special expanded-edition reissues of this beloved classic: a two-LP vinyl set, a double LP with bonus DVD, and a CD/DVD set on August 18, 2017. The LP and CD will debut a sparkling new edition of the original album, remastered for this release by Gavin Lurssen with all of its original packaging intact.

The bonus DVD captures the band’s 12-song performance at the London Astoria on July 2, 2007 and includes live versions of several songs from Our Love to Admire, along with such earlier Interpol favorites as “Narc,” “Obstacle 1,” “Public Pervert,” “Evil” and NYC.”

Interpol formed in the late 1990s and quickly established a dense, intoxicating sound featuring layers of guitar, bass and synthesizers. The band came up through the vibrant New York scene, alongside such notable contemporaries as the Strokes and the National, but gained crucial early attention in Britain, where they recorded a prestigious live session for legendary BBC DJ John Peel.

Our Love to Admire marked a critical and commercial breakthrough for the band.  Recorded at New York’s Electric Lady and the Magic Shop studios with producer Rich Costey (Muse, Death Cab for Cutie), the album boasts an expansive, cinematic sound that drove home such notable songs as “The Heinrich Maneuver,” “Pioneer to the Falls,” “No I In Threesome,” “Mammoth” and “Rest My Chemistry.”

Upon its release, Our Love to Admire debuted in the Top Five in both the U.S. and the U.K. Uncut described the album as “a majestic, grandiose, machine-tooled album, subtly orchestrated with gothic pianos and doomy organs.”  Billboard noted that the band “retains its flair for dramatic images and ominous guitar lines…”

In the years since its original release, Our Love to Admire has remained a cornerstone of Interpol’s body of work, and continues to stand as one of the key albums of the musical era in which it was created.  Now, with these distinctive 10th anniversary editions, this modern classic shines more brightly than ever.


01. Pioneer To The Falls

02. No I In Threesome

03. The Scale

04. The Heinrich Maneuver

05. Mammoth

06. Pace Is The Trick

07. All Fired Up

08. Rest My Chemistry

09. Who Do You Think

10.Wrecking Ball

11.The Lighthouse


01. Pioneer To The Falls*

02. Narc

03. Mammoth

04. Rest My Chemistry*

05. Obstacle 1*

06. Public Pervert*

07. Hands Away*

08. The Heinrich Maneuver

09. Evil

10. Not Even Jail*

11. NYC*

12. Stella Was a Diver and She Was Always Down*

* previously unreleased

This year Interpol will also celebrate the 15th Anniversary of their debut album Turn On The Bright Lights by playing the record in its entirety.

Turn On The Bright Lights Tour Dates:

August 9 – Prague, CZ – Lucerna Music Bar

August 10 – Vienna, AT – Arena

August 12 – Buftea, RO – Summer Well Festival

August 13 – Belgrade, RS – Belgrade Fortress

August 15 – Budapest, HU – Sziget Festival

August 16 – Munich, DE – Muffathalle

August 19 – Luxembourg, LU – Den Atelier

August 20 – St. Malo, FR – La Route Du Rock

August 22 – Asolo, IT – AMA Music Festival

August 23 – Milan, IT – Carroponte

August 25 – Zurich, CH – Zurich Open Air Festival

August 27 – Copenhagen, DK – The Koncerthuset

August 29 – Tilburg, NL – 013

August 30 – Groningen, NL – Oosterpoort

September 1 – London, UK – Alexandra Palace

September 3 – Manchester, UK – Albert Hall

September 5 – Paris, FR – Le Trianon

September 9 – Madrid, ES – DCode Festival

September 23 – Queens, NY – Forest Hills Stadium *

September 30 – Los Angeles, CA – LA State Historic Park *

October 17 & 18 – Mexico City, MX – Pepsi Center WTC

* denotes w/ Deerhunter and Battles

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