ARCADE FIRE – ” Everything Now “

Posted: June 3, 2017 in MUSIC
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Following several days of rumors, hints, teases, guerrilla-marketing tactics and social-media hints, Arcade Fire finally has some new material to share. “Everything Now,” the first single from a forthcoming album of the same name, first surfaced on a 12″ record that popped up for sale at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival this week. Today, at long last, the whole world can experience the song’s brash, soaring intensity.

Musically, “Everything Now” taps into the chugging, dance-friendly urgency of 2013’s Reflektor. But its words — which describe a loud, media-saturated world in which instant gratification seems to make everyone less and less happy — recall the larger themes of Neon Bible . The keyboard hook that opens “Everything Now” has an undercurrent of dread, fatigue and frustration seeps into every line: “Every song that I’ve ever heard is playing at the same time — it’s absurd.”

Everything Now is Arcade Fire’s first studio album since Reflektor , though the intervening years have produced — among other projects — extended tours, a Will Butler solo album , a road documentary called The Reflektor Tapes, and protest single with Mavis Staples titled “I Give You Power.” Everything Now, the band’s fifth full-length studio album, will be Arcade Fire’s first release for its new label home, Columbia Records.

From the upcoming album ‘Everything Now’,

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