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Interpol return to Matador in the Americas

By | Published on Thursday 17 June 2010

According to Pitchfork, Interpol have returned to former label Matador for the release of their eponymous fourth album in North and South America. For the rest of the world, they have formed their own label, Soft Limit, which will distributed via an exclusive licence with Universal’s Cooperative Music.

Matador released Interpol’s first two albums – ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’ and ‘Antics’ – in 2002 and 2004. The band moved to EMI/Capitol for the release of third album ‘Our Love To Admire’ in 2007.

As previously reported, the new album is the last to feature bassist Carlos Dengler. He has now been replaced by Slint guitarist Dave Pajo. Also joining the band for their upcoming tour dates is Secret Machines frontman Brandon Curtis on keyboards and backing vocals.

‘Interpol’ will be released in the UK on 13 Sep.