Initially appeareding as a mysterious summer of '09 signing by Matador Records - though not so cryptic for those who read their Interpol liner notes thoroughly - Julian Plenti was quickly outed as the alter ego of teh New York band's frontman Paul Banks. Having initially traded under the name in his pre-Interpol days, Banks compiled songs new and old on Julian Plenti... Is Skyscraper - the first full release side project from any of the group's four members
MP3: Julian Plenti - Games For Days (2009)
MP3: Julian Plenti - Fun That We Have (2009)
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The voice is familiar, the layered guitars are familiar and the languid drum beat is familiar – separating Julian Plenti from Interpol may be more difficult than first suspected. The debut album by the alter ego of Interpol’s frontman Paul Banks might be a side project but it is by...