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The Arcade Fire – Funeral

9 07 2010

Listened: Tuesday July 6

Arcade Fire – one of the biggest bands of my 20s. Funeral was like an explosion when it came out. It doesn’t sound like anything else.

The year Arcade Fire blew up with this album they performed one of the most memorable shows of my Coachella attendance-career (which now spans 7 years, so that’s saying something). Sunset at the Outdoor Stage, embraced by a crowd of people singing along earnestly with me and the band, with a bit of theatrics thrown in – it was one of those magical moments that’s gone so quickly.

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28 10 2010
Arcade Fire – Neon Bible « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] was going to be hard to top Funeral. We all knew that as we waited for Neon Bible. Thing is, I don’t think Arcade Fire topped it. […]

14 02 2011
Elf Power – A Dream in Sound « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] that was considered indie and cool about 10 years ago. Though big collectives of musicians like Arcade Fire and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros are still flourishing in “cool music” circles […]

22 04 2011
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] album is like a mix between Arcade Fire and Ennio Morricone-Sergio Leone western soundtracks (the album cover is apt and Sergio gets a […]

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