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Issue #33 - Fall 2010 - InterpolThe 1900s

Return of the Century


Nov 04, 2010 Issue #33 - Fall 2010 - Interpol Bookmark and Share

With its sophomore album, Chicago’s The 1900s has said goodbye to two band members and the anachronistic orchestral pop of its debut. Century moves the band into the 2000s, while still featuring the occasional nod to ‘60s songcraft. This change, ironically, strips The 1900s of much of its distinctiveness. However, songs such as the beatific “Lions Fur” prove that the band still knows its way around an affecting melody. (

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