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Tuesday, March 6 2007

Arcade Fire can’t rein in its ambition

Maybe all I need to convince me of its wondrousness is a memorable experience at Coachella. That's what it took for Funeral to stick, after all.


Monday, March 5 2007

Band of the Year: An Interview with Arcade Fire

The artistic license offered by an indie label led to the darker and more ambitious Neon Bible. It brims with arrangements that include a symphony orchestra and a choir recorded in Budapest, Hungary, and a massive church organ. "It felt sometimes like we were making a film rather than a record," Win Butler says.


Thursday, March 1 2007

Arcade Fire: Neon Bible

After the dreamlike euphoria of Funeral, this much-hyped follow-up wakes up with one mother of a hangover.


Wednesday, September 15 2004

Arcade Fire: Funeral

Funeral is a truly eccentric rock record: bizarre at turns and recognizable elsewhere, equally beautiful and harrowing, theatrical and sincere, defying categorization while attempting to create new genres.


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