Kele Okereke's Solo Album?
2009-11-05 by Davey Boy STAFF | 19 Comments

With hints of a Bloc Party hiatus being dropped multiple times over the past few months, Scottish electro DJ & producer Hudson Mohawke has let the cat out of the bag concerning a Kele Okereke solo LP.

During an interview with BBC Radio, Mohawke claimed "It hasn’t been finalised yet, but I’m doing a bit of stuff for Kele from Bloc Party’s solo album. He’s doing a record with one of the guys from Spank Rock.”

As expected, this is likely to suggest that the upcoming solo album will have an electro/dancey style similar to Bloc Party's most recent releases.

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Fugue
November 5th 2009

7352 Comments


Aww Davey you stole mah news.

Knott-
Emeritus
November 5th 2009

10195 Comments


SWEET.

could be awful or brilliant.

Fugue
November 5th 2009

7352 Comments


Depends how you liked Intimacy, I'm guessing it'll be more of the same.

bloc
November 5th 2009

34739 Comments


yeah, i'm thinking it'll be a lot like Intimacy. in other words, shitty.

Digging: Messiah - Choir of Horrors

Knott-
Emeritus
November 5th 2009

10195 Comments


i would hope not exACTLY the same because then it would kinda say, "look how redundant the rest of the band were on our last record."

robin
Emeritus
November 5th 2009

4247 Comments


in a couple of years kele will be testing out songs with john frusciante in front of small audiences

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
November 5th 2009

7322 Comments


I hate bloc party, particually intimacy, so I'll stay well clear of this.

DaveyBoy
Staff Reviewer
November 5th 2009

20856 Comments


Sorry Ross.

And yeah, hard to see this not being at least very simialr to 'Intimacy'.

xNintendoCorex
November 5th 2009

1272 Comments


i really liked intimacy for the most part i gotta admit, honestly though who couldnt see this coming eventually. Fingers crossed he delivers the goods

ZoidbergQuestion
November 5th 2009

185 Comments


Intimacy's actually my favorite Bloc Party album, so I'll probably like this.

toxiccandy
November 5th 2009

18 Comments


I still thnk these guys are/were one of the best bands this decade

StreetlightRock
Emeritus
November 5th 2009

3765 Comments


Oh cool, im seriously intrigued by the Spank Rock reference...

Digging: Caribou - Our Love

bloc
November 5th 2009

34739 Comments


self titled was amazing, then got worse after every album. still curious about this one.

Captain North
November 6th 2009

6784 Comments


I loved Intimacy so I'm not fussed if he continues down the electronica path.

PuddlesPuddles
November 6th 2009

4772 Comments


Thought Kele was a girl's name

Band never did much for me, so maybe his solo will be better than Bloc Party but I can't see it

bloc
November 6th 2009

34739 Comments


...so maybe his solo will be better than Bloc Party...

i guarantee it won't be.

xNintendoCorex
November 6th 2009

1272 Comments


thats your opinion.
it could very well be the best thing hes ever written

Fugue
November 6th 2009

7352 Comments


Here's to hoping.

bloc
November 6th 2009

34739 Comments


Here's to hoping.

here here



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