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Arcade Fire

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Arcade Fire is an indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, consisting of husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury, Jeremy Gara, and Sarah Neufeld. The band came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Funeral.… Read More

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    LATimes - May 07, 2015
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    My Soundtrack So Far
    Huffington Post - Apr 20, 2015
  • Will Butler On World Cafe
    NPR - Apr 09, 2015

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

Born in 2001.
…  Arcade Fire came to prominence with the release of their debut album, Funeral, in 2004 to critical acclaim. … Read More
Arcade Fire was featured on the April 4, 2005 cover of Times Canadian edition. On May 1, 2005, the band performed at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. In May 2005, the band signed a short-term publishing contract with EMI for Funeral, and in June the band released a new single, "Cold Wind", on Six Feet Under, Vol. 2: Everything Ends. … Read More
2006 5 Years Old On April 2, 2006, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Arcade Fire received the Juno Award for Songwriters Of The Year for three songs from Funeral: "Wake Up", "Rebellion (Lies)", and "Neighborhood No. 3 (Power Out)". … Read More
Arcade Fire made their first appearance on Saturday Night Live on February 24, 2007 (Episode 618), performing "Intervention" and "Keep the Car Running". … Read More
2008 - 2009 2 More Events
In July 2010, Arcade Fire announced they would be broadcasting their August 5 concert at Madison Square Garden live via YouTube. They later announced the video would be directed by Terry Gilliam. The Suburbs was released worldwide at the start of August 2010 to extensive critical acclaim comparable to Funeral and Neon Bible.
Arcade Fire has won numerous awards, including the 2011 Grammy for Album of the Year (they hold the distinction of being the only musical group to have won their first and only Grammy in that category), the 2011 Juno Award for Album of the Year, and the 2011 Brit Award for Best International Album for their third studio album, The Suburbs, released in 2010 to critical acclaim and commercial success. … Read More

TEENAGE

2012 11 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The soundtrack was released on March 20, 2012, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200. … Read More
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