GALLERY: Bloc Party

Bloc Party nearly started a block party when they played Observatory North Park on Saturday, Sept. 24.

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Bloc Party nearly started a block party when they played Observatory North Park on Saturday, Sept. 24.
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The band didn't skip a beat, but they sure made people dance to one.
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Lead singer, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Kele Okereke feels the love.
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Okereke gets the crowd involved (as if they weren't already).
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Lead guitarist Russell Lissack has been with the band since its 1999 inception.
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Drummer Louise Bartle has been with the band since 2015.
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The band was conceived at the Reading Festival in England.
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The band's fans were mesmerized.
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And Okereke was grateful and content.
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Not to mention talented.
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Okereke comes from a Roman Catholic Igbo Nigerian background.
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Bartle is featured on the band's fifth studio album, "Hymns."
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In 2007, Okereke and Oasis' Gallagher brothers started a feud that is, as of yet, unresolved.
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In 2010, Okereke came out as gay in a "BUTT" magazine article.
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Bloc Party have sold over 3 million albums worldwide.
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