Putting genre aside, Bloc Party have cornered a unique niche, and are repeatedly splatting it, by exponentially extruding in a very definite and self assured direction.
'Banquet' will have even the dance-shy members of population jumping around like a flea that has unwittingly burnt its legs by landing on a hot potatoe. Ouch.
Yes, I recommend you get this, prance around, get knackered, prance a bit more, then get annoyed cos you've become addicted, and wanna listen to more.
Verdict: PH-phat with a lush chorus
oops. I got so carried away, i forgot to describe the music in hand. Its kind of guitarry, with a whole load of drums, a good big helping of bass and sprinkled with a topping of fresh vocal.
Basically, this 'aint no salad. Or something.