bloc party are one of the UK’s seminal bands of recent times.…
… After more than two decades as a band, countless world tours and awards and five studio albums, their impact remains as great as ever.
The band are currently touring their debut album Silent Alarm, played in its entirety for the first time ever. Silent Alarm was released in 2005 to widespread critical and commercial success, achieving multi-platinum sales and earning Bloc Party a Mercury Prize nomination. The album has since been heralded as one of the most influential and important of the decade by outlets as diverse as Pitchfork, Q, Newsweek, Spin, Complex and Clash, and was named in numerous lists collating the best albums of the decade, whilst NME named it as one of the best of all time.