PDA (Interpol song)

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Single by Interpol
from the album Turn on the Bright Lights
B-side "Specialist"
ReleasedAugust 22, 2002 [1]
RecordedNovember 2001
Studio Tarquin Studios (Bridgeport, CT)
Label Matador
Interpol singles chronology
"Obstacle 1"

"PDA" is a song by American rock band Interpol. It was released as the first single from their debut studio album, Turn on the Bright Lights , on August 22, 2002. The music video for "PDA" was directed by Christopher Mills. Unlike the two singles that followed; "Obstacle 1" and "Say Hello to the Angels" / "NYC", "PDA" did not chart anywhere.


The song was nominated for a MTV2 award in 2003. The song is one of the oldest songs by Interpol and appeared on many of their early demos and EPs such as the band's first demo tape, the Fukd ID #3 EP, the Precipitate EP and the Interpol EP.

Music video

The music video for "PDA" was directed by Christopher Mills. [2]


"PDA" was nominated for a MTV2 award in 2003 [3] and is a playable track on Rock Band 2. [4]

Track listing

7" vinyl (OLE 546-7): [5]

  1. "PDA" – 5:01
  2. "Specialist" – 6:40

Promo CD: [6] [7]

  1. "PDA" (radio edit) – 3:10

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