Like Stereogum, the Thin White Duke fell in love with Arcade Fire over a year ago. “Chris Martin has been saying he’s discovered them first, but I did. So there. Na na na na na!” the rocker recently boasted to The Mirror. An injured Bowie finally shared the stage with his favorite new band at a Fashion Week gig last week. Download Arcade Fire & David Bowie – “Wake Up (Live 9/8/05)” (MP3) at Banana Nutrament (link via Brooklyn Vegan.)
What’s the deal with Arcade’s Summerstage gig on Thursday? I hear they are not honoring CMJ badges, only hard tickets. ?