Arcade Fire finished recording

2017-01-11 by SowingSeason STAFF | 56 Comments
According to Arcade Fire's drummer Jeremy Gara, the band has completed its fifth LP and plans to release the album as early as spring of 2017. He also suggested that they could be supporting the album with two years' worth of touring, or as he put it: "From my perspective, it looks like Arcade Fire starts in April [of 2017] and finish around April 2019.”

Even with the prospect of Arcade Fire's fifth record coming very soon, Gara was intent on pointing out that the band is not going to rush anything, stating in a recent interview that "The album should come out this year. At this stage we are still mixing and trying to decide which songs will end up on the record, because we’ve recorded more than we need. But we’re almost finished. I don’t know when it’ll come out, I hope soon. I know we’re a popular band, but we always stick to the same rule; we record until we feel that the music is ready.”

You can read more about Arcade Fire's LP5 here:
http://arcadefiretube.com/lp-5-progress-reports/

Take a trip back to 2013 below, when Arcade Fire released 'Reflektor' with a little help from a legend:

'Reflektor' (ft. guest vocals from David Bowie):


Tagged: Arcade Fire

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SowingSeason
Moderator
January 11th 2017
23872 Comments


The hype train continues.

Digging: Lorde - Melodrama

DinosaurJones
January 11th 2017
5220 Comments


HOT DIGGITY DAMN.

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


Sowing man giving us all the good news today

onionbubs
January 11th 2017
5710 Comments


Shit wow

Still only heard funeral i need to correct that soon

Digging: Captain, We're Sinking - The King of No Man

SandwichBubble
January 11th 2017
2516 Comments


Don't blow this Arcade Fire, I've put all my chips on your square.

"because we’ve recorded more than we need" | and please don't make it an hour and a half long.

Digging: Secular Joy - Made For Better Things

wtferrothorn
Contributing Reviewer
January 11th 2017
5609 Comments


same here bubs, absolutely loved the highlights from it tho

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


Still only heard funeral i need to correct that soon [2]
In the Backseat is one of my favorite songs tho

DinosaurJones
January 11th 2017
5220 Comments


Actually, I still haven't heard Reflektor, tbh.

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


It took me forever to realize Reflektor's cover wasn't an astronaut

onionbubs
January 11th 2017
5710 Comments


lol

SowingSeason
Moderator
January 11th 2017
23872 Comments


That made me chuckle as well lol

RLWFormula
January 11th 2017
264 Comments


It took me forever to realize Reflektor's cover wasn't an astronaut[L]

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


It's a combination of the small picture and my bad eyes

NorthernSkylark
January 11th 2017
8529 Comments


What the hell man, this might be a great indie year !!

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theBoneyKing
January 11th 2017
9652 Comments


I am praying that this is good. Reflektor was a bit of a let down but Funeral, Neon Bible, and The Suburbs still stands as one of the best runs in indie.

2017 is already shaping up to be just as amazing as 2016 was.

Digging: Guy Clark - Old No. 1

SowingSeason
Moderator
January 11th 2017
23872 Comments


For me Reflektor is their second best album. I dug that 80s vibe they channeled so hard. Funeral is #1 obv.

And yeah 2017 has some real fuckin hype albums in-queue

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


Gorillaz and Massive Attack news would make this day even better

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


"I dug that 80s vibe they channeled so hard."
That sounds tight

wtferrothorn
Contributing Reviewer
January 11th 2017
5609 Comments


"Gorillaz and Massive Attack"

No joke, if those two artists announced records on the same exact day, I'd fucking die

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


Me too tbh

TVC15
January 11th 2017
8034 Comments


HYPE

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theBoneyKing
January 11th 2017
9652 Comments


Sowing, to my ears Reflektor had a ~45 minute album near the level of the first three in it but it got buried across the two discs. I loved it when it was released (it was one of the first I anticipated the release of an album by an artist I considered one of my favorites) but it has grown off in the years since.

SowingSeason
Moderator
January 11th 2017
23872 Comments


I don't listen to anything consistently anymore because I'm always looking for the next thing. In a way it sucks, but at the same time that doesn't diminish the works in any way. Every time I revisit Reflektor or any other album I scored a 4.5+ it typically feels just a special to me as the first time, so at least there's that I guess.

TVC15
January 11th 2017
8034 Comments


Neon Bible = Best Arcade Fire

Feather
January 11th 2017
3648 Comments


Good to hear

Sinternet
January 11th 2017
13671 Comments


No it really isnt doesnt come close to Funeral

bloc
January 11th 2017
41587 Comments


More dancey stuff please

Digging: Yellow Magic Orchestra - Solid State Survivor

dfevil085
January 11th 2017
897 Comments


ooooooh

YetAnotherBrick
January 11th 2017
6691 Comments


still need to hear Reflektor but this is very rad news

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


From the descriptions you guys are giving of Reflektor, it sounds like I'm really gonna enjoy it

SowingSeason
Moderator
January 11th 2017
23872 Comments


Check the embedded track FullOfSounds should give you an idea

Or if you've already heard it and liked it then it's certainly worth giving the entire album a listen

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


It's very different from stuff on Funeral but fun regardless

theBoneyKing
January 11th 2017
9652 Comments


The Reflektor t/t is amazing.

Drop Flashbulb Eyes, Normal Person, You Already Know, Porno, and Supersymmetry and it would've been a truly amazing album.

SowingSeason
Moderator
January 11th 2017
23872 Comments


Normal Person is awesome. The guitar buildup at the end bro. And that chorus.

Sinternet
January 11th 2017
13671 Comments


reflektor was just disappointing hope this is better

FullOfSounds
January 11th 2017
15219 Comments


Fuuuck it gonna go on an Arcade Fire marathon today

Sinternet
January 11th 2017
13671 Comments


basically ratings for their studio albums go 5>4.5>4>3.5 so i'm hoping this won't be a 3

theBoneyKing
January 11th 2017
9652 Comments


"Normal Person is awesome. The guitar buildup at the end bro. And that chorus."

Normal Person is the worst AF song imo


theBoneyKing
January 11th 2017
9652 Comments


For me the albums go 5, 4.5, 4.5, 3.5 (though Suburbs is better than Bible) so this could really fall anywhere. This doesn't really count but Will Butler's 2015 album was lame, doesn't give me high hopes even though Win is the songwriter in AF.

TVC15
January 11th 2017
8034 Comments


I really liked Will's solo album

theBoneyKing
January 11th 2017
9652 Comments


There were like 2 good songs on it and the rest were painfully average.

neekafat
January 11th 2017
2356 Comments


Never listened to them, need to get on that. Are they all good??

theBoneyKing
January 11th 2017
9652 Comments


Funeral is one of the greatest albums of all time.

NorthernSkylark
January 11th 2017
8529 Comments


It's a shame Bowie won't be on their new album, also this needs to be better than their last, and I believe it will be

3waycrash
January 11th 2017
133 Comments


Funny, I just decided to spin their discography yesterday. Looking forward to the new album.

thecheatisnotdead
January 11th 2017
779 Comments


Hoping for a return to form. In related news, are they ever gonna put out a legitimate release of their score for Her? Definitely had far more staying power than Reflektor.

Rowan5215
Staff Reviewer
January 11th 2017
38661 Comments


This will be mediocre like all their stuff

Digging: Lorde - Melodrama

Arcade
Staff Reviewer
January 11th 2017
8282 Comments


nah Funeral is genuine

i liked Reflektor enough but kinda hope they're over this whole LCD Soundsystem/90-minute vibe they were working with

Digging: Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory

Rowan5215
Staff Reviewer
January 11th 2017
38661 Comments


Funeral's three good songs are really good ya


Reflektor is unmitigated trash I'm sad you don't see it

onionbubs
January 11th 2017
5710 Comments


Listened to neon bible for the first time just now

Holy fuck

Sunnyvale
January 11th 2017
574 Comments


Sweet, never got around to listening to Reflektor. Funeral and The Suburbs, to a lesser extent, are top tier though.

Ocean of Noise
January 11th 2017
9170 Comments


Neon Bible is top tier too.

Digging: Seventh Wonder - Mercy Falls

TalonsOfFire
Staff Reviewer
January 11th 2017
15673 Comments


Yeah can't go wrong with the first three. There's a fantastic 45-60 minute album somewhere in the 3 discs of Reflektor (deluxe edition), so I have pretty high hopes for this.

Also I'm pretty sure the Her soundtrack they did, which is amazing, was released officially. Maybe it's just not readily available on Spotify and everywhere else like the rest of their albums, but it was released somehow I know.

Digging: CHON - Homey

Ocean of Noise
January 11th 2017
9170 Comments


Pretty sure it still has yet to be released Talons.

TalonsOfFire
Staff Reviewer
January 11th 2017
15673 Comments


I've always had a pretty official copy in my music collection, but can't remember where I got it from.

thecheatisnotdead
January 11th 2017
779 Comments


I think I read somewhere they sent out Oscar-promo discs, which is awesome and well-deserved, but I'm also pretty sure they haven't had any sort of commercial release, which almost makes it more aggravating.



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