Bloc Party

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Bloc Party are a British indie rock band, composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and Russell Lissack (lead guitar). Former member Matt Tong (drums, backing vocals) left the band in 2013 and Gordon Moakes (bass guitar, synths, backing vocals, glockenspiel) announced his departure from the band on Twitter in March 2015. Their brand of music, whilst rooted in rock, retains elements of other genres such as electronica and house music. The band was formed at the 1999 Reading Festival by Okereke and Lissack. They went through a variety of names before settling on Bloc Party in 2003. Moakes joined the band after answering an advert in NME magazine, while Tong was picked via an audition. Bloc Party got their break by giving BBC Radio 1 DJ Steve Lamacq and Franz Ferdinand's lead singer, Alex Kapranos, a copy of their demo "She's Hearing Voices". Wikipedia

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2015 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup -
2013 Kill Your Darlings -
2013 EA Sports FIFA 14 -
2010 Charlie St. Cloud -
2010 No me la puc treure del cap -
2009 Glastonbury 2009 -
2009 Reading and Leeds Festival -
2008 27 Dresses -
2008 Prom Night -
2008 Reverb -
2008 Yes Man -


286 Songs »
1 Banquet 2004
2 Helicopter 2005
3 This Modern Love 2005
4 Like Eating Glass 2005
5 So Here We Are 2005
6 Blue Light 2005
7 Positive Tension 2005
8 She's Hearing Voices 2005
9 Hunting for Witches 2007
10 Pioneers
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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