The band’s frontman has written an LGBT+ Brexit musical – Leave to Remain – which captures the frightening reality for many people. He talks to Al Horner Every day in Brexit Britain feels like “living on a knife edge”, sighs Kele Okereke. The Bloc Party frontman spent a lot of time pondering the divides caused by the country’s messy departure from the EU while creating Leave to Remain, an absorbing new musical co-written and scored by the 37-year-old. Accompanied by a tie-in album of brooding new songs, it tells the story of Obi and Alex, an interracial gay couple whose future together is thrown into uncertainty by today’s tense political climate. “It’s not a time that I’ve been proud to be British,” says Okereke. “It’s an ugly time. The opportunity to tell a story about people from different cultures coming together and finding love in the shadow of that is an important thing to stand up for.” It’s a chilly January afternoon a few days before Leave to Remain is set to debut, and Okereke is trying to remain calm as a frenzy of preparations go on around him. “I haven’t done this before, but everyone says what we’re experiencing now is very normal?” he laughs. “So, I’m just keepin...