Listen to Arcade Fire song Baby Mine from the Dumbo soundtrack

Listen to Arcade Fire song Baby Mine from the Dumbo soundtrack

Arcade Fire have recorded a cover of Baby Mine for Tim Burton’s forthcoming live-action take on Dumbo – and you can listen to it here. The new track sees the Canadian collective taking on the song from the original 1941 Disney film, which will appear as the credits play out when Dumbo hits UK cinemas later this month. Directed by Burton with score composed by Danny Elfman, Dumbo opens in UK cinemas on March 29….

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Arcade Fire’s Win Butler discusses Everything Now fake news campaign

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler discusses Everything Now fake news campaign

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler has explained the Canadian indie band’s controversial fake news marketing campaign which surrounded their recent album Everything Now. Ahead of the album’s release this summer, Arcade Fire planted a series of fake news stories involving themselves to drum up publicity. Such stories included leaks about diva-ish demands ahead of TV appearances, dress codes for fans attending shows and the band selling $100 fidget spinners. All these reports turned out to…

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Watch: Arcade Fire release video for Electric Blue

Watch: Arcade Fire release video for Electric Blue

Following last month’s triumphant Edinburgh gig, Arcade Fire have shared a new song from forthcoming album Everything Now, called Electric Blue. You can watch the video below. The Montreal-based band – comprised of William Butler, Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Jeremy Gara, Tim Kingsbury and Richard Reed Parry – wrote an email to fans announcing the track’s release, describing it as “either a gorgeous celebration of longing or a swirling aural hangover cure. “If you, the journalist, need…

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Arcade Fire reveal tracklist for Everything Now

Arcade Fire reveal tracklist for Everything Now

Following their triumphant Edinburgh gig earlier this month, Arcade Fire have unveiled the full tracklist for their eagerly-awaited new album, Everybody Now. The Canadian collective went down a storm as they performed an intimate gig at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange to herald their soon-to-be-released newbie – and now they have released the full tracklist for Everybody Now, which is out July 28 via Columbia. The Montreal-based band – comprised of William Butler, Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Jeremy Gara, Tim…

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Review: Arcade Fire, Corn Exchange

Review: Arcade Fire, Corn Exchange

They played in front of a huge crowd at the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens in 2005, supporting Franz Ferdinand; at a windswept T in the Park in 2007; and before 8,500 fans at Edinburgh Castle’s famous Esplanade in 2011. But Arcade Fire’s return to Scotland was deliberately low key as they performed an intimate gig at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on Thursday night to herald new album Everything Now, which is out on July…

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Listen to new Arcade Fire track ahead of tonight’s Edinburgh gig

Listen to new Arcade Fire track ahead of tonight’s Edinburgh gig

Ahead of their long-awaited return to Edinburgh tonight, Arcade Fire played a new song live at their gig in Scunthorpe last night (June 7) – and you can listen to it here. The Canadian indie legends, who play at the Corn Exchange this evening, recently announced their new album Everything Now – and shared its title-track. At last night’s gig, the Montreal-based band debuted Signs Of Life. Watch fan-shot footage below. They also performed Black Mirror for the first time…

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Arcade Fire announce Edinburgh gig

Arcade Fire announce Edinburgh gig

Canadian indie legends Arcade Fire have announced a show at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on Thursday, 8 June. The Montreal-based band will be playing in support of their eagerly-awaited new album – the band’s fifth and the follow-up to Reflektor – which is expected to be released shortly. The band’s breakthrough album Funeral (Rough Trade, 2004) was nominated for a Grammy for Alternative Album of The Year and as the decade closed Funeral was chosen by…

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Arcade Fire release anti-Trump song I Give You Power – listen

Arcade Fire release anti-Trump song I Give You Power – listen

Arcade Fire have shared a brand new track, the politically-charged I Give You Power. Listen to it here. The song, which features R&B/Blues legend Mavis Staples, is not expected to feature on the Montreal-based band’s forthcoming album. I Give You Power is a Tidal exclusive, with all proceeds going to the American Civil Liberties Union. The band write on Twitter: “It’s never been more important that we stick together & take care of each other”. As…

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Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld announces Edinburgh gig

Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld announces Edinburgh gig

Summerhall continue its ever-excellent Nothing Ever Happens Here (NEHH) series with the visit of Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld in February. The violinist has released two albums under her own name – and will be touring with her latest release, The Ridge, to Summerhall on February 3. As well as playing with Arcade Fire since the band’s early days, Montreal-based Neufeld is a founding member of the acclaimed contemporary instrumental ensemble Bell Orchestre, and most recently has released new music…

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