The rock band Interpol was formed in 1997, and its electric stage presence helped make it one of the most popular bands on the New York club scene.
Each of Interpol's five studio albums has garnered critical and commercial success. The most recent - El Pintor - came out last fall, and signaled the end of a self-imposed two-year hiatus. Interpol's three core members spent the time with their families, and worked on other projects.
The band is playing Tucson next week, and Sandra Westdahl talked with drummer Sam Fogarino about the how they are measuring - and enjoying - their current success...