Every article about Interpol has a comparison to Joy Division, usually in the first two or three sentences. Of course, it’s not hard to see why critics love to associate the two bands, but it’s not terribly helpful either. “Usually it has to do with concentration on atmosphere–perhaps more moodiness, a slightly darker sort of feel,” bassist Carlos Dengler tells Garrett Kamps of the Dallas Observer. “And there’s always the similarities with the voice, a particular ethos about composition, maybe a similar attitude or approach to music–but at the same time, those things are so vague that you could say the same thing about a bunch of other bands.”
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