Paul Banks

1978 - Today

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Paul Julian Banks (born 3 May 1978) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and DJ. He is best known as the lead vocalist, lyricist, and guitarist of the rock band Interpol. He released a solo album called Julian Plenti is... Skyscraper in 2009 under the name Julian Plenti, though his solo material is now recorded under his real name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Banks has received more than 71,625 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Paul Banks is the 2,389th most popular singer (down from 2,014th in 2019), the 5,354th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,267th in 2019) and the 234th most popular British Singer.

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  • 72k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Paul Banks ranks 2,389 out of 3,541. Before him are Sabrina, Alan Dawa Dolma, Nick Oliveri, Tanya Tucker, Louane, and Slick Rick. After him are Shy'm, Sizzla, Basta, Mark Tremonti, Lúcia Moniz, and Anna Semenovich.

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Among people born in 1978, Paul Banks ranks 428Before him are B.J. Penn, Márcio Rodrigues, Sara Tavares, Michael Russell, Mosab Hassan Yousef, and Mohammed Abdulla Hassan Mohamed. After him are Lisa Jakub, Perttu Kivilaakso, Pantelis Kafes, Clayton Stanley, Émilie Simon, and Mike Flanagan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Banks ranks 5,354 out of 6,924. Before him are Edwin Morgan (1920), Agyness Deyn (1983), John Simm (1970), Slick Rick (1965), Paul Dummett (1991), and Dora Bryan (1923). After him are Bill Steer (1969), Ellen MacArthur (1976), James Guthrie (1953), Alex Winter (1965), Alan Smith (1962), and Jonny Wilkinson (1979).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Paul Banks ranks 234Before him are Lewis Capaldi (1996), James Morrison (1984), Richard Hawley (1967), Anna Calvi (1980), Florence Welch (1986), and Slick Rick (1965). After him are Jess Glynne (1989), David Gray (1968), Gabrielle (1969), 21 Savage (1992), MF Doom (1971), and Poly Styrene (1957).