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Interpol Share The Rover Video

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Interpol have shared a video for The Rover.

The track is cut from their new album, 'Marauder', which is due to arrive on August 24 via Matador Records and is the follow up to 2014's 'El Pintor'.

The video, meanwhile, was conceived by the band's Paul Banks, directed by Gerardo Naranjo and stars actor Ebon Moss-Bachrach, of The Punisher and Girls television series.

In a statement, Banks said:

“I like to describe the video for "The Rover" as a prequel. It’s the origin story of the character described in the song, the birth of a cult leader. When we meet him he is partly unhinged. He’s a man on the verge, an artist subjected to great pressures, and beset with existential frustrations. A distracted hipster who enjoys psychedelics, let’s say.
 
The events that take place in Mexico City, be it a bump on the head, a visit to a shaman, or the influence of his rescuers (the street gang known as “Los Locos”) trigger the birth - the eruption -  of this new figure, “the rover.” His rescuers become his first followers. 
 
In the end of the video he exacts his “revenge” on Interpol with a mischievous act of disruption during the press conference. He grabs me by the head - to save me? Forgive me? Or simply as a gesture of his new independence - the butterfly becoming.” 

Interpol Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Wed November 14 2018 - LONDON Royal Albert Hall
Thu November 15 2018 - LONDON Royal Albert Hall
Fri November 16 2018 - MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Sun November 18 2018 - DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
Mon November 19 2018 - DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
Thu August 23 2018 - PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania - Union Transfer (USA)
Fri August 24 2018 - BROOKLYN New York - House of Vans (USA)
Tue September 11 2018 - BOSTON Massachusetts - Orpheum Theatre Boston (USA)
Wed September 12 2018 - MONTRÉAL Quebec - Theatre L'Olympia De Montreal (Canada)
Thu September 13 2018 - TORONTO Ontario - Rebel Toronto (Canada)
Sun September 16 2018 - ROYAL OAK Michigan - Royal Oak Music Theatre (USA)
Mon September 17 2018 - COLUMBUS Ohio - EXPRESS LIVE! (USA)
Thu September 27 2018 - DALLAS Texas - Bomb Factory (USA)
Fri September 28 2018 - AUSTIN Texas - Bass Concert Hall (USA)
Sat September 29 2018 - HOUSTON Texas - White Oak Music Hall (USA)
Mon October 01 2018 - PHOENIX Arizona - Van Buren - AZ (USA)
Thu October 04 2018 - LOS ANGELES California - Hollywood Bowl (USA)
Fri October 05 2018 - SAN DIEGO California - Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU (USA)
Sat October 06 2018 - BERKELEY California - Greek Theatre Berkeley (USA)
Sat February 16 2019 - NEW YORK New York - Madison Square Garden (USA)
Fri November 23 2018 - HAMBURG Mehr! Theater (Germany)
Sat November 24 2018 - COPENHAGEN Tap1 (Denmark)
Sun November 25 2018 - BERLIN Tempodrom (Germany)
Tue November 27 2018 - UTRECHT TivoliVredenburg (Netherlands)
Wed November 28 2018 - BRUSSELS Forest National (Belgium)
Thu November 29 2018 - PARIS Salle Pleyel (France)

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