Bloc Party

Bloc Party are an English rock band, composed of Kele Okereke, Russell Lissack, Justin Harris and Louise Bartle. Former members Matt Tong and Gordon Moakes left the band in 2013 and 2015 respectively. 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".
In February 2005, the band released their debut album Silent Alarm. It was critically acclaimed and was named Indie Album of the Year at the 2006 PLUG Awards and NME Album of the year which both honour indie music. That year, the record was also certified platinum in Britain.

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So Here We AreLooking for Alaska (Music from the Original Series)3:51
This Modern Love (Live)Silent Alarm Live4:43
Banquet (Boys Noize Vox Mix)Kitsuné Maison Compilation 27:10
Truth (Digitalism Remix)Toolroom Ten6:01
Blue Light (Live)Silent Alarm Live2:56
Biko (Mogwai Remix)Intimacy Remixed4:22
Real TalkFour4:13
Banquet (Dance Remix)Bloc Party EP5:26
Helicopter (Live)Silent Alarm Live4:15
RatchetThe Nextwave Sessions3:18
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