Posted in music | pictures on February 18, 2011

"We should do a residency here" - David Pajo, pre-encore

Interpol

Interpol sounded great Thursday night at NYC's grand Radio City Music Hall (just one stop on their current tour with School of Seven Bells). And they played a mighty fine setlist's worth of material to an enthusiastic, standing crowd full of people that weren't afraid to dance (like Daniel Kessler danced), scream out requests (like "Stella!!") and just generally have a good time (even the ones in all black). The full setlist, some videos and a couple more pictures, below...

Interpol

Interpol

Interpol - 'Obstacle 1' (Daniel Kessler Dance!) - Radio City Music Hall - NYC - 2/17/11

Interpol - Say Hello To The Angels - Radio City

Interpol Concert at Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY, USA
Setlist on February 17, 2011

Success
PDA
Evil
Hands Away
Barricade
Rest My Chemistry
Narc
Say Hello To The Angels
Lights
Summer Well
Stella Was A Diver And She Was Always Down
NYC
The Heinrich Maneuver
Memory Serves
Obstacle 1

Encore:
The Lighthouse
The New
Slow Hands
Not Even Jail

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Comments (56)

How many empty seats were there?

I would see them with that set list but MHOW last year was pretty good.

Maybe this summer, they'll play Summerstage or Prospect Park.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:20 PM

How about instead of going to see Interpol, you stay home and fuck your own face?

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:21 PM

gasp!
I was just talking about how they never play "not even in jail." sooo lucky, new yorkers!

Posted by maibot | February 18, 2011 2:21 PM

No Carlos D = No Interpol!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:24 PM

@2:24 I'd like to agree with you, but obviously you weren't there. They sounded awesome and great energy from the crowd

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:27 PM

The guy is just a shitty bassist. I think they will be just fine when playing the songs that people care about them playing. New stuff? Still has not grown on me. Probably never will.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:30 PM

If Carlos D was there, they would have had to add four T5 shows.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:33 PM

Carlos D is back working at Odessa

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:33 PM

David Pajo > Carlos D

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:35 PM

How were SVIIB?

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:38 PM

Did they play that one song that sounds like Joy Division?

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:38 PM

I know this is little off topic....

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:40 PM

Carlos D ftw!

Posted by Andreas | February 18, 2011 2:42 PM

@2:21 Now, that is some funny, funny shit.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:42 PM

"How were SVIIB?"

I wasn't there, but my guess is they sucked

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:42 PM

pissed I passed on going. Coul've score cheap-ass Craigslist tix too. F*CK!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:42 PM

"If Carlos D was there, they would have had to add four T5 shows."


Dammit, you stole my meme!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:43 PM

Yeah @2:21 I am still laughing at that comment.
Thank you.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:46 PM

"Dammit, you stole my meme!!!!"


Isn't that the point of a meme?

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:49 PM

MHOW setlist was better. Killed it in the encore.

no C'mere??

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:53 PM

If they would add four T5 shows, they would have to add four Mercury Lounge shows.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 2:54 PM

nothing pisses me off to arrive to a show of sitting or a standing still lifeless audience. good for the fans of interpol

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:07 PM

Since when is it OK to play these huge venues not made for concerts? Oh right, since they became too big.

Posted by GW | February 18, 2011 3:11 PM

david pajo is not a shitty bassist.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:12 PM

Totally forgot David Pajo joined that band. I'm not an interpol fan. How is his playing in the band, or is he just doing their parts as a hired hand?

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:12 PM

You're welcome.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:13 PM

@3:12. he's totally turned them into a bass-centric band complete with bass solos!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:16 PM

@2:40p - pure BV gold. Thx for the laugh!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:16 PM

"How about instead of going to see Interpol, you stay home and fuck your own face?"


@2:21, Oh lord, that shit was funny... I vote that one comment of the fucking year!

Kudos, my fine son. Fucking kudos!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:18 PM

I thought David Pajo was only interested in playing metal now? Or is that not hip anymore?

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:20 PM

dental plan!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:27 PM

Radio City not made for concerts? You probably think Terminal 5 was made for concerts.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:30 PM

Hey Paul Banks, 2003 male hipsters called... They want their haircut back.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 3:36 PM

so lame to see all the hate here. Interpol sounded AMAZING, they played with so much energy and enthusiasm, it was fantastic. Even the new stuff sounded good, much better than on record. This is a great band, a shame that too many of you hipsters have decided that they are 'over' cause they still put on a great show. And NO one cared that Carols D wasn't there, David Pajo wipes the floor with that guy!

And School of Seven Bells were pretty impressive actually, nice set!

The haters missed a mighty good rock show!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 4:29 PM

Hey Shitty BV commenter @3:36. Why don't you go home and fuck your face

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 4:31 PM

I heard that a lot of people wanted refunds after realizing Carlos D wasn't there.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 4:37 PM

pajo rules and radio city always sounds great, it was built for music weirdos

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 4:39 PM

Who cares about Carlos D? When is DJ Pauly D joining this band on the decks?

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 4:57 PM

CABS ARE HERE!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 5:02 PM

David Pajo is a scab!

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 5:32 PM

Bought a front row ticket from a scalper for 26 bucks. Definitely got my money's worth. Thought they would play only new stuff, but they rocked out with the old. Glad I went, was definitely on the fence.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 5:43 PM

what about that chick running up onstage during the show and hugging people?

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 5:52 PM

The name is Radio City Music Hall. What else would they do there but play music? Sheesh!


And Interpol had a two night run at Radio City Music Hall in 2005..... Now, I would say that the difference from then to now is Paul's voice sounds richer in the larger venues. And they seem to actually have fun now that Carlos D is no longer reeking havoc on them.

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 8:28 PM

Yeah, you hipsters gotta get over yourself. Interpol is an awesome band and sounded amazing. Just cause they didn't play at Williamsburg Music Hall or Brooklyn Bowl doesn't make them less of a band

Posted by Anonymous | February 18, 2011 8:33 PM

hahahaha people that complain about carlos obviously have no idea who david is. jokes on you

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2011 12:16 AM

facefucking is awesome....love when the girl gets that real thick spit coming up from the gagging and pouring out of her mouth all over her tits.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2011 1:37 AM

Dave Pajo is good, but I wouldn't go that far saying that he is better than Carlos D (Carlos friggen helped write those songs for Christsakes!).

Show was better than expected, but no match to their shows at RCMH in 2005.

Posted by TMF | February 19, 2011 2:00 AM

i'm no interpol fanboy but carlos' bass lines were one of the clear defining things of their sound (not your normal bass role in the band in that regard).. kinda the indie equivalent of flea leaving the chili peppers.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2011 2:25 AM

interpol should get flea, he could slap the shit out of those carlos bass lines.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2011 2:33 PM

Carlos D did help write those songs, no doubt, but Dave Pajo is a bass legend and is simply superior to Carlos as a player, there is no argument...

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2011 2:40 PM

"David Pajo is a scab!"


What is this, the 1930s???

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2011 3:37 PM

Fart

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2011 4:18 PM

Carlos snorted all of Banks' blow.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2011 4:19 PM

Uh...Dave Pajo is primarily a guitarist.

You just gotta love some of these Interpol newbies who think they really know the band.

Posted by TMF | February 20, 2011 12:58 AM

The House of Blues Boston show sounded 10X better than Radio City. Plus it was the last show of their US tour. Hey Radio City Audio Engineer, did you not notice there was too much flippin' bass ?!

Posted by Anonymous | February 21, 2011 10:49 AM

Random question, because I actually think I'll get an answer from you lot: what was that eerily beautiful music that was played before Interpol took the stage They've used it this entire tour. Anyone? Oh, and Pajo sucks. Glad he's out.

Posted by Robert | March 12, 2011 12:56 AM

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