Interpol official worst lyricists

Interpol official worst lyricists

There are 13 comments on the Theeagleonline.com story from Mar 31, 2005, titled Interpol official worst lyricists. In it, Theeagleonline.com reports that:

Interpol lyrics are officially the worst ever written. The Council for Lack of Lyrical Greatness convened earlier this week and named Interpol the band with the worst lyrics of all time.

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Nemain88

Dublin, Ireland

#1 Mar 2, 2006
That's so mean! Paul Banks writes beautiful lyrics, he's obviously intelligent and poetic. Leave him alone!
Joe

Cannon Hill, Australia

#2 Apr 11, 2006
You nub there are nothing wrong with the lyrics stupid idiota
Super_Vinyl

Haverhill, UK

#3 May 18, 2006
So when they governed this they seemingly bypassed the lyrics of Black Eyed Pea's "my humps"
So i hear you saying Mudvayne lyrics...
No thats right you cant even understand them.
Interpol have some of the best laid out lyrics in modern music.
CHARLIE

Makati, Philippines

#4 May 31, 2006
I so love "Evil" by interpol and it's got both great tunes and lyrics.
Tim

Geel, Belgium

#5 Sep 5, 2006
"Interpol the band with the worst lyrics of all time." thats rubbish. its blatently the pussy cat dolls. mabye your council should die
Going to Kill you

Medicine Hat, Canada

#6 Apr 25, 2007
Maybe, before insulting the great lyricist and musician, Paul Banks, You should first get the correct lyrics.
"I'm sort of like a lion's cage,"
"They don't want to cross me."
-from the song, "Not Even Jail"
Correct lyrics are:
I'm subtle like a lion's cage
Such a cautious display

Before you go trashing somebody else's genius, you dim witted fu<k, you should at least be bashing the right thing.
Anyway, I'm sure that Paul Banks doesn't give a f*ck what you think. Just remember: His accomplishments surpass yours ten-fold. Have fun living out your pathetic life, geek.
dani

Tlalnepantla, Mexico

#7 Dec 7, 2007
WTF! isnt true!!!

“Dirk Duncum”

Since: Feb 07

Allentown

#8 Dec 11, 2007
While I have not paid too much attention to the last two Inetrpol albums I can assure you the guy is not a bad lyricist. They have a great haunting Joy Division sound and the songs I have heard are pretty cool.
Sid

Tempe, AZ

#9 Apr 13, 2009
I'd have to agree actually haha. I think Interpol is an amazing band with crazy good chemistry, but their lyrics make me cringe. Especially on Bright Lights when everything else about the music is so good. Still a great band tho.

Since: Mar 09

Riverside, CA

#10 Apr 19, 2009
1.Lil Wayne
2.Asher Roth (sure, his music is catchy, but it doesnt really take any skill to write the way he does)
3.ICP
4.Soulja Bouy
ReneeLaren

Gastonia, NC

#11 May 7, 2009
WTF???? That is complete BS!!!!! I am in awe of their lyrics. I guess some of you prefer ponds; their lyrics are ocean deep. I've never been the fan/ groupie type but damn Paul Banks could sing me straight to..........Oh yeah!!!!!
Matt

Vancouver, WA

#12 Dec 18, 2012
What about "Her stories are boring and stuff, she's always calling my bluff", from Obstacle 1. If that's not poor lyricism then I must be deaf and illitersyr. Also, Interpol is a good band, so for all those people getting defensive about lyrics, can't you just think of the positive side of Interpol? There's still their music itself, not the terrible lyrics of Paul Banks.
obrienkv

Austin, TX

#13 Oct 16, 2016
I bought Interpol's El Pintor and Death Cab for Cutie's Kintsugi on the same day. Boy was that a mistake. Once I stuck the lyrics side-by-side, I couldn't look at Interpol again the same way. Just garbage lyrics, terrible. You should be writing amazing lyrics after 15 years in a top band, but man oh man, just yuck.

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