Single review: Bloc Party – ‘The Love Within’

Bloc Party 2.0 slinks to the fore with a delightful display of technique and imagery.

Originally published in The Edge

The Bloc Party of 2015 is not the Bloc Party you know and love, or even the Bloc Party of Four. Since their latest hiatus began in 2013, half the band – drummer Matt Tong and bassist/backing vocalist/glockenspiel player/album art designer Gordon Moakes – have split away after being together through much of this millennium. Early 2016 will bring new album Hymns, with added Louise Bartle and Justin Harris, and ‘The Love Within’ is our first chance to gauge the transition. Continue reading “Single review: Bloc Party – ‘The Love Within’”