Arcade Fire Premier New Music in New Orleans
Arcade Fire played in New Orleans this week and fans were treated to the band’s first new music since 2017.
Arcade Fire’s setlist included new songs “Age of Anxiety”, “Rabbit Hole”, “Generation A” and “The Lightning I, II”, all from the upcoming Arcade Fire which is about to be announced.
The first official taste of the next album will be released tomorrow (Friday March 18, 2022). The song “The Lightning I, II” was teased in a 6-second video uploaded to social media.
— Arcade Fire (@arcadefire) March 16, 2022
On Arcade Fire’s fourth album “Reflektor”, David Bowie made a guest appearance on the title track. Arcade Fire’s next album is rumored to feature another legend, Peter Gabriel.
Arcade Fire’s last album was “Everything Now” in 2017. It was a number one album in the US and UK and it reached number two in Australia.
Arcade Fire last performed on March 14, 2022 in New Orleans where they performed the new song ‘The Lightning I, II’ along with the other three new songs.
The setlist was:
Age of Anxiety I (new)
Ready to Go (from The Suburbs, 2010)
The Suburb (from The Suburb, 2010)
Ward #1 (Tunnels) (from Funeral, 2004)
Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) (from The Suburbs, 2010)
Everything Now (from Everything Now, 2017)
Haiti (from Funeral, 2004)
The Beyond (from Reflektor, 2013)
Reflektor (from Reflektor, 2013)
Age of Anxiety II (Rabbit Hole) (new)
Creature Comfort (from Everything Now, 2017)
Keep the Car Going (from Neon Bible, 2007)
The Lightning I, II (debut)
Rebellion (Lies) (from Funeral, 2004)
Generation A (new)
Awake (from Funeral, 2004)
Expect more news on the new album on Friday, with the official release of “The Lightning I, II.”
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