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[stream] Arcade Fire: “Speaking in Tongues” & “Culture War”

[stream] Arcade Fire: “Speaking in Tongues” & “Culture War”

BBC radio DJ Zane Lowe premiered two new Arcade Fire songs on his program today. We got “Speaking in Tongues,” a quick interview with Win Butler and then “Culture War.” The internet being what it is, we didn’t have to wait long for them to pop up again.

Arcade Fire: “Speaking in Tongues”

Arcade Fire: “Culture War”

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[MP3/VIDEO] Arcade Fire does covers of Rolling Stones, Cindi Lauper in Haiti

[MP3/VIDEO] Arcade Fire does covers of Rolling Stones, Cindi Lauper in Haiti


Arcade Fire: “The Last Time” (Rolling Stones)

The Arcade Fire performed a surprise show in Haiti this week. While there, they did covers of CCR, the Rolling Stones, Cinci Lauper and Blondie. Aside from being a very cool thing to do, this gives us a couple covers to add to the Arcade Fire covers archive.

MP3: Arcade Fire – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Cindi Lauper)
MP3: Arcade Fire – The Last Time (Rolling Stones)

Arcade Fire: “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” (Cindi Lauper)

The Arcade Fire covers archive :: 18 covers and counting!

The Arcade Fire covers archive :: 18 covers and counting!


Now that it’s official that the Arcade Fire will be making their return to the stage, I figured it’d be fun to add them to the long list of covers archives I’ve put together. So sure, everyone knows the Arcade Fire used to do a mean cover of the Talking Heads, but did you know they’ve done Smiths, Clinic and Sam Cooke covers?

The Arcade Fire covers archive :: 18 covers and counting!

MP3: Arcade Fire – A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Age of Consent (New Order)
MP3: Arcade Fire – All The Umbrellas in London (Magnetic Fields)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Born In The U.S.A. (Bruce Springsteen)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Born On A Train (Magnetic Fields)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Brazil (Ary Baroso/Ed Russel)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Distortions (Clinic)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Five Years (David Bowie)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Gimme Some Truth (John Lennon)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Cindi Lauper)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Guns Of Brixton (the Clash)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Kiss Off (Violent Femmes)
MP3: Arcade Fire – The Last Time (Rolling Stones)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Maps (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Heroes (David Bowie)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Poupee de Cire, Poupee de Son (France Gall)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Still Ill (The Smiths)
MP3: Arcade Fire – State Trooper (Bruce Springsteen)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Such a Shame (Jay Reatard)
MP3: Arcade Fire – This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) (Talking Heads)
MP3: Arcade Fire – Wave of Mutilation (Pixies)

And there are a few that I don’t have MP3s for, but we have video of: “Bizarre Love Triangle” “Boys Don’t Cry” “Dancing in the Dark / Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”

Thanks to the Torture Garden and the fine folks at the Us Kids Know message board for making this possible and a lot easier. If you’ve got any covers I’m missing, leave a link in the comments or email them on over!