Indie , Pop, Rock Montreal's Arcade Fire brings a theatricality, an intensity, an insanity, and a penchant for amazing hooks to their debut full-length. You've never heard such energy, beauty, and emotion from such a young band. Now, Merge is re-releasing the Arcade Fire "Funeral" LP on 180 gram vinyl with a download card. Fans of Neutral Milk Hotel, Broken Social Scene, and Roxy Music's first two albums will have a new favorite band.
The first time I heard "Wake Up" I never heard of Arcade Fire. It was for the trailer of Where the Wild Things Are, I'm ashamed to say, but I decided to check out the band anyway.This was the first time I listened to an entire album without pause from a band I've never before heard. To me, that's a big deal.The whole album is a masterpiece; even "Wake Up," which is one of the best songs I've heard, doesn't overshadow any of the other songs, something wh..
This is a short review of the vinyl album and not the music (hopefully you already know it's great if you're looking at a vinyl version). This is a beautiful, heavy vinyl format of perhaps one of the greatest Arcade Fire albums. The album art is also gorgeous and even if you don't have a record player, it looks great on your wall in a 12x12 frame. I highly recommend this and, as a bonus, you do get a full digital download of the album to take with you.