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Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree - Episode 2
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In this special Glastonbury edition of The First Time, Matt Everitt speaks to Win Butler - frontman with Glasto Friday night headliners Arcade Fire.

Here Win talks about his band's remarkable journey - A route that starts in the club scene Montreal, Quebec where the band formed in 2001, and stretches across the world, taking in meetings with David Bowie, their first trip to the UK, support slots with U2 and a recent musical reinvention inspired by Win's first trip to Haiti, before ending up on the Pyramid Stage at the biggest festival in the world.

As well as looking back over Arcade Fire's four universally acclaimed albums, Win also talks Matt through his diverse influences (including his passion for New Order, Peter Gabriel and Talking Heads), his somewhat uncomfortable relationship with success and Arcade Fire's grand ambitions for the future.

1 hour

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Sun 29 Jun 2014 13:00
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