A Weekend in the City: Bloc Party

This album is an electrifying and staggeringly direct chronicle of post-millennial Britain. Okereke’s bold, honest lyrics are set to earmeltingly invigorating music. It’s guitar rock, but not as we know it. Here, Bloc Party has created an album that bristles with slashed-up riffology, chop-changing rhythms, disco-techno and vocal confidence that can only be describes as on-mic operatics. This is its all-guns-blazing war on street level terror.