Arcade Fire Biography (Wikipedia)
Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec,consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother William Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara. The band's current touring line-up also includes former core member Sarah Neufeld, frequent collaborator Owen Pallett, two additional percussionists, Diol Edmond and Tiwill Duprate, and saxophonists Matt Bauder and Stuart Bogie.
Founded in 2001 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, and scored the feature film Her, for which band members William Butler and Owen Pallett were nominated in the Best Original Score category at the 86th Academy Awards. All four of their studio albums have received nominations for the Best Alternative Music Album Grammy; the band's work has also been named three times as a shortlist nominee for the Polaris Music Prize: in 2007 for Neon Bible, in 2011 for The Suburbs and in 2014 for Reflektor, winning the award for The Suburbs.
- Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies) (Later Archive 2005)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zczf8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zczf8.jpg2014-05-23T10:23:00.000ZArcade Fire perform Rebellion (Lies) on Later... with Jools Holland in 2005.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zczjd
Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies) (Later Archive 2005)
- Arcade Fire will headline at Glastonbury 2014https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01lthpv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01lthpv.jpg2013-12-19T16:24:00.000ZArcade Fire will headline at Glastonbury 2014, and are guaranteeing sunshine!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01nq3dt
Arcade Fire will headline at Glastonbury 2014
- Arcade Fire - Extended interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01lw9xq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01lw9xq.jpg2013-11-20T09:38:00.000ZJo has an extended chat with Arcade Fire about music, touring and working with Bowie.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01lw9y0
Arcade Fire - Extended interview
- Arcade Fire speak to Zane Lowehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01gkfcl.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01gkfcl.jpg2013-09-12T10:30:00.000ZWin Butler from Arcade Fire chats to Zane Lowe about their new album Reflektor.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01gkfcz
Arcade Fire speak to Zane Lowe
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