Another New Arcade Fire Song
2013-10-16 by Matt Harrison CONTRIBUTOR | 53 Comments
Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire have released a new song, 'Afterlife', from their upcoming album, Reflektor, which is due out 10/29.

Listen to it below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KxBPZew7CYs
Tagged: Arcade Fire

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Uranium
October 15th 2013
7301 Comments


link is broken


YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
October 15th 2013
1687 Comments


hmm...not sure what the deal is. Well, here's another one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KxBPZew7CYs

Probably should have worded this as "Arcade Fire teases new song" as there isn't much to it.

YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
October 15th 2013
1687 Comments


@Andcas what do you hate about them if I may?

Wadlez
October 15th 2013
4671 Comments


Blame Canada

Gassman3268
October 15th 2013
167 Comments


Too bad they are currently the world's greatest rock band

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avonbarksdale221
October 15th 2013
8265 Comments


Well that was a bit of a let down. Album will rule though.

klap
Staff Reviewer
October 15th 2013
10585 Comments


"annoying as hell" -renowned culture critic andrew caswell

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demigod!
October 15th 2013
45267 Comments


yea that coming from the guy whose favourite bands include fall out boy and a day to remember

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Inveigh
October 15th 2013
25209 Comments


but it is consequential to that opinion mattering to no one here

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skoopy48
October 15th 2013
1596 Comments


Can't wait for this

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Inveigh
October 15th 2013
25209 Comments


sorry andcas i was just bustin balls

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
October 15th 2013
24098 Comments


andcas you're pretty snotty for a guy with such awful taste in music!

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Aids
Contributing Reviewer
October 15th 2013
24098 Comments


"I don't care that none of you care what I think

if you like it cool

that's not gonna stop me from voicing my opinion"

is that the wording for your next tattoo?

or did you decide you were gonna go with "~~~defend pop-punk~~~"

Geist
October 16th 2013
371 Comments


Guys, guys, cool your respective shits.

But yeah this is like tinnitus.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
October 16th 2013
24098 Comments


I don't know man, I would rate that joke 4.5/5 - Superb

klap
Staff Reviewer
October 16th 2013
10585 Comments


4 minimum

wacknizzle
October 16th 2013
13710 Comments


This and Reflektor are fucking boring. And didn't Rolling Stone blow a huge load to this in the album review? They don't know shit

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klap
Staff Reviewer
October 16th 2013
10585 Comments


MY NAME IS MY NAMEEEEEEEE REMEMBER THE NAME

wacknizzle
October 16th 2013
13710 Comments


Doesn't even matter both the new songs suck and I like some of their older stuff. Reflektor was like 5 minutes too long and didn't change the entire time, this did that just within a shorter time frame thankfully

HomerPimpson
October 16th 2013
251 Comments


I liked this band when there weren't 12 other bands that sounded exactly like them

YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
October 16th 2013
1687 Comments


"Reflektor was like 5 minutes too long and didn't change the entire time"

lol wut

wacknizzle
October 16th 2013
13710 Comments


That song was so boring and way too long, the melodies weren't even very original or catchy. Listened to it again, yeah it doesn't really change much at all

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
October 16th 2013
24098 Comments


it's not a tiff you're just a baby!!

let it slide off your back, pop-punker

icatchthirtythree
October 16th 2013
354 Comments


the actual song Afterlife (live version) is here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9Vy7KpPF0s

wacknizzle
October 16th 2013
13710 Comments


Album could be good, but right now I don't care for the songs they've released

BigPleb
October 16th 2013
38038 Comments


Typical sput thread.

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Underflow
October 16th 2013
2675 Comments


Lol

tommygun
October 16th 2013
25425 Comments


kinda eh

BigPleb
October 16th 2013
38038 Comments


Song isn't good, what a surprise.

Activista anti-MTV
October 16th 2013
3150 Comments


Great band! Will be interested to see what they do with this album

ti0n
October 16th 2013
1591 Comments


not a new song. a fucking new tease. and this entry gets approved? shame on you admins

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StrangerofSorts
Contributing Reviewer
October 16th 2013
2719 Comments


Fuck man I wish the whole album's like this, that was sweet.

AgainAnd
October 16th 2013
281 Comments


Even though I really like AF and Reflektor (the track), I can see the album crashing and burning hard. Not that I presume it will, it's just easy to imagine it happening.

StrangerofSorts
Contributing Reviewer
October 16th 2013
2719 Comments


If all goes well I should be getting my hands on it tomorrow so I'll give first impressions

OrangeBLOOD
October 16th 2013
120 Comments


"Too bad they are currently the world's greatest rock band"

Nope, that's QOTSA.

ti0n
October 16th 2013
1591 Comments


^

lold

tacos N stuff
October 16th 2013
401 Comments


meh
band was never that special

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OrangeBLOOD
October 16th 2013
120 Comments


yeah I think a lot of people are over this band

Ayashi
October 16th 2013
269 Comments


Sputnik is so depressing, Jesus. You guys like nothing. You hate on my nigga Eminem, and you even hate on Arcade Fire. Radiohead and Arcade Fire are the best modern rock groups, and this album will slay ASS and become album of the year. Thanks cya

Green Baron
October 16th 2013
20327 Comments


title track was pretty rockin though

HomerPimpson
October 16th 2013
251 Comments


Thanks cya


avonbarksdale221
October 16th 2013
8265 Comments


Nah this band rules listsen to funeral more

tommygun
October 16th 2013
25425 Comments


avon i listened to funeral yesterday and was thoroughly underwhelmed

help please

avonbarksdale221
October 16th 2013
8265 Comments


Can't link on my phone, but watch the reading 2010 performance of wake up.
If that won't convert you I guess nothing will, they might not be for you

tommygun
October 16th 2013
25425 Comments


can't jam at work will check later but yea funeral was like

boring songs
shitty production
dull man vox
awful fem vox

will persist just 4 u

avonbarksdale221
October 16th 2013
8265 Comments


Cheers bro.
It's all about the emotion dude, Tunnels, Wake Up, Rebellion, In Tbe Backsest bring HARD feels for me.

tommygun
October 16th 2013
25425 Comments


ok man will alter my mental state with substances and try again :]

avonbarksdale221
October 16th 2013
8265 Comments


The Australian way

tommygun
October 16th 2013
25425 Comments


straya cunt

Catatonic
October 16th 2013
143 Comments


I remember when I heard Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) and thought "man this band is so good" and then I realized that that was just a really uncharacteristically good song.

LittleStranger
October 16th 2013
481 Comments


hate this band (2)

WatchItExplode
October 17th 2013
3314 Comments


Yeah this band has one song I've ever really liked but good for them with their grand vision of hipster cult folk rock.

ti0n
October 21st 2013
1591 Comments


Heres the real song:
http://www.vevo.com/watch/arcade-
fire/afterlife-lyric-video/GBUV71301596?
source=instantsearch

Perfection. Beautiful song



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