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Interpol Announce New EP, Share New Song “The Weekend”

A Fine Mess EP Due Out May 17 via Matador

Mar 28, 2019
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Interpol (Daniel Kessler, Paul Banks, and Sam Fogarino) have announced a new EP, A Fine Mess, and shared a new song from it, "The Weekend." A Fine Mess is due out May 17 via Matador. It includes near title track "Fine Mess," which the band shared back in January and was one of our Songs of the Week. Check out "The Weekend" below, followed by the EP's tracklist and cover art, as well as the single's cover art and the band's upcoming tour dates. "Fine Mess" is below again too.

Interpol released a new album, Marauder, back in August 2018 via Matador. Dave Fridmann (MGMT, The Flaming Lips, Mercury Rev, Mogwai) produced the album, which was recorded in two-week spells from December 2017 to April 2018 at his Tarbox Studios in Upstate New York. The five songs from A Fine Mess were also recorded then, but then underwent additional production by Kaines & Tom A.D. and mixing from Claudius Mittendorfer.

There's an interesting story behind the EP's artwork, as a press release explains: "Echoing its title, the artwork for A Fine Mess is illustrated by a series of lost images, recovered from an abandoned police station in Detroit, MI. In a crumbling evidence room - amongst the rubble - an undeveloped roll of film, dated '1-20-96,' featured latent images of a breaking-and-entering scene, the rooms in chaos."

Read our 2018 interview with Interpol on Marauder.

A Fine Mess EP Tracklist:

1. Fine Mess
2. No Big Deal
3. Real Life
4. The Weekend
5. Thrones

Interpol Tour Dates:

3/28 - Teatro Vorterix, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3/29 - Lollapalooza, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3/30 - Lollapalooza, Santiago, Chile
4/2 - Asuncionico, Asuncion, Paraguay
4/5 - Estereo Picnic, Bogotá, Colombia
4/7 - Lollapalooza, Sao Paulo, Brazil
4/9 - Domos Art, Lima, Peru
5/1 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison CO #
5/2 - Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland, Kansas City, MO %
5/4 - Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta, GA
5/5 - North Charleston PAC, Charleston, SC
5/7 - Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, FL
5/8 - Mahaffey Theater, St Petersburg, FL
5/10 - Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theatre, Miami, FL
5/11 - Hard Rock Live, Orlando, FL
5/18 - Pulso Festival, Quetaro, Mexico
5/25 - All Points East, Victoria Park, London, UK w/ The Strokes
5/26 - Galvanizer's Yard, Glasgow, UK
5/30 - Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
6/1 - Heartland Festival, Denmark
6/2 - Best Kept Secret, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
6/4 - Palladium, Cologne, Germany
6/5 - Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, Germany
6/7 - NOS Primavera Sound Festival, Porto, Portugal
6/10 - Adrenaline Stadium, Moscow, Russia
6/12 - Green Theatre, Kiev, Ukraine
6/21 - Southside Festival, Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany
6/23 - Hurricane Festival, Scheeßel, Germany
6/25 - O2 Academy, Leeds, UK +
6/26 - Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK +
6/26-30 - Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury, UK
6/30 - Garorock, Marmande, France
7/2 - L'Olympia, Paris, France
7/4 - Les Eurockeennes De Belfort, Belfort, France
7/6 - Rock Zottegem Festival, Zottegem, Flanders
7/7 - Beauregard Festival, Hérouville-Saint-Clair, France
8/2 - Osheaga Festival, Montreal, Canada

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