Interpol have released the first new single of 2019 with their new number ‘Fine Mess’.
Ahead of a busy worldwide tour and festival season with Primavera, NOS Primavera, and Best Kept Secret already announced, plus a newly announced appearance as special guests of The Strokes at London’s All Points East Festival, ‘Fine Mess’ follows their critically acclaimed 2018 album Marauder.
‘Fine Mess’ continues the urgent and visceral spirit of 2018’s Marauder, with Paul Banks’ feverish vocals and haunted lyrics interlocking with serpentine riffs and a thundering rhythm section, coming together around the seditious refrain: ‘you and me / make a fine mess’.
Speaking about the track, Banks explained how ‘Fine Mess’ “is about a sanguine and starry pair, buoyed and dashed alike by their own dreams and appetites.”
Here it is: