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Arcade Fire      

Grammy Award-Winning Indie Rock Band

Arcade Fire, a Canadian indie rock band, was established in 2001 by founding members Win Butler and Josh Deu. Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara have joined as members over the years. The band's debut album "Funeral," released in 2004, received widespread critical acclaim, laying a solid foundation for their future endeavors. Their subsequent albums, "Neon Bible," "The Suburbs," "Reflektor," "Everything Now," and "We," have all been nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at the Grammys, highlighting the consistent quality of their work. Despite changes in the group's composition, Arcade Fire has always been known for their eclectic use of a variety of instruments, including guitar, drums, bass guitar, piano, and violin.

Throughout their career, Arcade Fire has performed at numerous music festivals, including the Halifax Pop Explosion, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Sasquatch! Music Festival, and Lollapalooza, among others. Their televised performances have ranged from appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman and Saturday Night Live, to a British/US television special "Fashion Rocks" with David Bowie. In 2011, their album "The Suburbs" won the Grammy for Album of the Year, and they've also won the Juno Award for Songwriters Of The Year for three songs from "Funeral." Their music has been featured in films, such as "Where the Wild Things Are," and they've scored the feature film "Her."

Arcade Fire's dedication to their craft is matched only by their commitment to social causes. They have consistently donated a portion of their concert ticket sales to Partners in Health, and they've used their music to generate funds for AIDS relief through their song "Lenin" on Red Hot Organization's album "Dark Was the Night."


Win Butler Reveals Secret Influences Behind Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor'
The recording of Arcade Fire's Reflektor has been shrouded in secrecy mdash; until now. In one of his first interviews this year, frontman Win Butler.
The Unforgettable Fire: Can Arcade Fire Be the World's Biggest Band?
Onstage, Arcade Fire have a reputation for feel-good positivity. But Butler often describes their shows as a confrontation. Even "Wake Up," the triumphant, ...

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