ARCADE FIRE


"Une Année Sans Lumiere" live 2005


SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

Arcade Fire was founded in Montreal in 2000 by friends and classmates Win Butler and Josh Deu, the band came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Funeral.

Their second studio album, Neon Bible, won them the 2008 Meteor Music Award for Best International Album and the 2008 Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year. Their third studio album, The Suburbs, was released in 2010 to critical acclaim and commercial success.It received many accolades, including the 2011 Grammy for Album of the Year, the 2011 Juno Award for Album of the Year and the 2011 Brit Award for Best International Album. In 2013, Arcade Fire released their fourth album, Reflektor. In 2017, the band released their fifth studio album Everything Now.

Band Members:

Wim Butler: Born April 14, 1980. Songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist. Founding member of the band

Régine Chassagne: Born 19 August 1976. Singer, songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, and founding member of the band.

Richard Reed Perry: Born October 4. Multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer

Tim Kinsbury: Born 1977. Bass guitar, guitar, and occasionally keyboards.

William Butler: Born October 6, 1982. Multi-instrumentalist and composer

Jeremi Gara: Born June 6, 1978. Drummer

Sarah Neufeld: Born August 27, 1979. Violinist


Discography:


1. Funeral - Merge 2004

Tracks:
1. Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) / 2. Neighborhood #2 (Laïka) / 3. Une Année Sans Lumière / 4. Neighborhood #3 (Power Out) / 5. Neighborhood #4 (7 Kettles) / 6. Crown Of Love / 7. Wake Up / 8. Haïti / 9. Rebellion (Lies) / 10. In The Backseat
Rating : 8


2. Neon Bible - Merge 2006

Tracks:
1. Black Mirror / 2. Keep the Car Running / 3. Neon Bible / 4. Intervention / 5. Black Wave/Bad Vibrations / 6. Ocean of Noise / 7. The Well and the Lighthouse / 8. Antichrist Television Blues / 9. Windowsill / 10. No Cars Go / 11. My Body is a Cage
Rating : 8


3. The Suburbs - Merge 2010

Tracks:
1. The Suburbs / 2. Ready To Start / 3. Modern Man / 4. Rococo / 5. Empty Room / 6. City With No Children / 7. Half Light I / 8. Half Light II (No Celebration) / 9. Suburban War / 10. Month Of May / 11. Wasted Hours / 12. Deep Blue / 13. We Used To Wait / 14. Sprawl I (Flatland) / 15. Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) / 16. The Suburbs (Continued)
Rating : 7


4. Reflektor - Merge 2013

Tracks:
1. Reflektor / 2. We Exist / 3. Flashbulb Eyes / 4. Here Comes the Night Time / 5. Normal Person / 6. You Already Know / 7. Joan of Arc / 8. Here Comes the Night Time II / 9. Awful Sound (Oh Erydice) / 10. It’s Never Over (Oh Orpheus) / 11. Porno / 12. Afterlife / 13. Supersymmetry
Rating : 7


5. Everything Now - Columbia 2017

Tracks:
1. Everything_Now / 2. Everything Now / 3. Signs of Life / 4. Creature Comfort / 5. Peter Pan / 6. Chemistry / 7. Infinite Content / 8. Infinite_Content / 9. Electric Blue / 10. Good God Damn / 11. Put Your Money On Me / 12. We Don’t Deserve Love / 13. Everything Now (continued)
Rating : 6


My Suggestion For a 160 minutes (app.) 2 CDs Best Of Compilation:


1. Une année sans lumière ( Arcade Fire ) Funeral
2. Wake Up ( Arcade Fire ) Funeral
3. Intervention ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
4. Half Light ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
5. Suburban War ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
6. Deep Blue ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
7. We Used to Wait ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
8. Sprawl II ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
9. Seven Kettles ( Arcade Fire ) Funeral
10.Tunnels ( Arcade Fire ) Funeral
11. Rebellion ( Arcade Fire ) Funeral
12. Windowsill ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
13. My Body is a Cage ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
14. City With No Children ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
15. Deep Blue ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
16. Black Wave ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
17. Ocean of Noise ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
18. The Well and the Lighthouse ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
19. Antichrist Television Blues ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
20. No Cars Go ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
21. Wasted Hours ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
22. Sprawl II ( Arcade Fire ) The Suburbs
23. Normal Person ( Arcade Fire/Murphy/Dravs ) Reflektor
24. Everything Now ( Arcade Fire ) Everything Now
25. Put Your Money on Me ( Arcade Fire ) Everything Now
26. Neon Bible ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
27. My Body is a Cage ( Arcade Fire ) Neon Bible
28. Reflektor ( Arcade Fire/Murphy/Dravs/Lawson ) Reflektor
29. We Exist ( Arcade Fire/Murphy/Dravs ) Reflektor
30. Joan of Arc ( Arcade Fire/Murphy/Dravs ) Reflektor
31. Awful Sound ( Arcade Fire/Murphy/Dravs ) Reflektor
32. Afterlife ( Arcade Fire/Murphy/Dravs ) Reflektor
33. Everything Now ( Arcade Fire/ Mackey/Bangalter/Heigle) Everything Now
34. Put Your Money on Me ( Arcade Fire ) Everything Now

Essential Albums!

Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - August 3 - 2018

1 Funeral - 2004
3 The Suburbs - 2010
5 Neon Bible - 2007
144 Reflektor - 2013
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