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Arcade Fire was on the teevee the other night.

And also:

Is it jsut me or do Arcade Fire songs all seem to have something to do with not somehow feeling at home in one’s own time and place? What’s the word, alienation? Probly overthinking it. Nice beat. Give it a 35.

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November 16th, 2010 at 3:29 pm

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Arcade Fire and Friends

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Here’s a little bit of recent rock history; Bruce the Boss with Arcade Fire.

First, Keep the Car running

Next, State Trooper from the album Nebraska

How about Arcade Fire and U2 doing Love Will Tear Us Apart? Musta been a pretty big stage.

David Bowie with Arcade Fire dong Five Years from Ziggy Stardust I believe.

That Arcade Fire sure has a lot of friends n’est ce pas?

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November 4th, 2010 at 8:51 pm

Arcade Fire: The Suburbs

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Remember American Idiot? The song and the album by Green Day that presented a vision of post modern USA in decline and decay?

Well, Arcade Fire has stepped onto that visionary turf. The latest album from AF is not just a collection of songs, but a look at North American culture at war with itself. The title (The Suburbs, remember?) is a clue to how this Montreal band diagnoses our continent’s spiritual illness.

I don’t know if The Suburbs is a candidate for Broadway musical or rock opera, but it maintains a musical and lyrical integrity throughout. So far, I can’t get enough of it. Enjoy the title track.

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August 21st, 2010 at 12:20 am