Arcade Fire (Canada)

This week featuring Canada


Arcade Fire are probably one of the biggest Canadian imports today.  They are a seven piece band formed in 2001 in Montreal.  Arcade Fire came to prominence with the release of their debut album “Funeral” in 2004 to critical acclaim.  “Neon Bible” released in 2007 and had huge success on the charts.  2010 saw the released of the bands third album “The Suburbs”.  In 2011 Arcade Fire won Album of the Year at The Grammy Awards and they won Best International Album and Best International Group at the 2011 BRIT Awards.  The band uses a vast array of musical instruments with the multi-instrumentalist band switching duties throughout a show, this makes for a powerful impact of sound.


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. xandimusic
    Nov 13, 2011 @ 13:14:27

    arcade fire is an amazing band! great song!


  2. stokedonmusic
    Nov 21, 2011 @ 19:08:08

    Just happened to check your page finally and low and behold you have featured THE ARCADE FIRE this week as I just finished publishing a post with them and the FOO FIGHTERS for my covers week edition as well. Good band ! Amazing orchestral sound for sure !


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