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The Story Behind Every Song On Will Butler’s New Album Generations

Will Butler has a lot on his mind. It has, after all, been five years since his solo debut, Policy. A lot can happen in…
Ryan Leas | September 25, 2020 - 11:20 am

The Anniversary

The Suburbs Turns 10

Arcade Fire were already anointed. By 2010, their 2004 debut Funeral was already regarded as a modern classic, a flag in the ground for a…
Ryan Leas | July 31, 2020 - 10:26 am

Lists

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

More Arcade Fire stories

Second Good Music… Comp Features 77 Previously Unreleased Tracks From Pearl Jam, David Byrne, Jenny Lewis, & More

Earlier this month, a bunch of artists came together to release a limited-time-only benefit compilation called Good Music To Avert The Collapse Of American Democracy
James Rettig | September 30, 2020 - 12:39 pm

Will Butler – “Bethlehem”

Next week, Will Butler will release his new album Generations. So far, we've heard two advance singles, "Surrender" and "Close My Eyes." Today, he's back…
Ryan Leas | September 16, 2020 - 10:07 am

Will Butler – “Close My Eyes”

Last month, Will Butler announced a new album called Generations, the follow-up to his last solo outing, 2015's Policy. Along with the news, he shared…
Ryan Leas | August 19, 2020 - 10:00 am

Watch Arcade Fire’s Régine Chassagne & Win Butler Perform 3 Songs For Salesforce Event

Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Régine Chassagne played three of their songs today in a livestreamed performance for Salesforce's Leading Through Change video series. Their…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2020 - 8:26 pm

Will Butler – “Surrender”

Back in 2015, Arcade Fire's Will Butler released a solo album called Policy. Since then, Arcade Fire released their divisive fifth album Everything Now, and…
Ryan Leas | July 14, 2020 - 10:02 am

Arcade Fire Members Will Butler & Jeremy Gara Announce Solo Albums

Arcade Fire have been working on a new album under quarantine, but in the meantime two members of the band are releasing albums of their…
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2020 - 11:06 am

Watch Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Elvis Costello, & More Perform For Preservation Hall Benefit Livestream

Last night, the New Orleans institution Preservation Hall held a livestream benefit show for the the Preservation Hall Foundation and the musicians of Preservation Hall.
James Rettig | June 21, 2020 - 11:33 am

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Is In Bill & Ted 3

The long-awaited third installment in the Bill & Ted movie franchise, Bill & Ted Face The Music, is finally coming out this summer. The trailer
Peter Helman | June 9, 2020 - 4:21 pm

Preview New Music Arcade Fire Have Been Working On Under Quarantine

On his 40th birthday, Win Butler shared a note revealing that Arcade Fire had begun recording the follow-up to 2017's Everything Now and that work…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2020 - 10:22 am

Arcade Fire Are Recording A New Album Under Quarantine

Today, Arcade Fire co-leader Win Butler turns 40. That's a big one! But rather than going into some sitcom-style existential spiral about the onset of…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2020 - 8:49 am

Lists

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Foo Fighters Release Rarities EP With Arcade Fire, Dead Kennedys Covers

The Foo Fighters seem to be in reminisce mode. Earlier this summer, the stadium-rock all-stars surprise-released their 00950025 EP, which included three previously unreleased tracks…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2019 - 11:47 am
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