is the third EP release by New York post-punk revival
. It was released on 4 June 2002, and was the band's first release on the Matador Records
The album received much critical acclaim, and garnered the band a healthy amount of attention before the release of their first full length, Turn on the Bright Lights
. The EP also helped to shed the band of its accusations of cloning early post-punk
bands like Joy Division
, establishing an individual sound that expanded upon rather than copied the band's influences.
The album originally sold for $3.98 off of Matador Records
"PDA" is one of the oldest songs by Interpol and has appeared on many of their early demos and EP
(included their first demo tape, the Fukd I.D. EP
, and the Precipitate EP
Between the releases of the Interpol EP
and Turn on the Bright Lights
, Interpol released "PDA" as a promo single along with a music video
, directed by Christopher Mills.
"PDA" was nominated for a MTV2 award in 2003 and is a playable track on Rock Band 2
The same versions of "PDA" and "NYC" were later released on Turn on the Bright Lights
, while "Specialist" was released as a bonus track to a 2005 re-release of the album.
- "PDA" – 5:02
- "NYC" –......