Arcade Fire announce ‘The Suburbs’ May 27th 2010 By Michaella

Arcade Fire announce ‘The Suburbs’

The Arcade Fire are set to release their third full-length studio album ‘The Suburbs’ August 2nd 2010 on Spunk in Australia/New Zealand and Sonovox elsewhere.

Produced by the Arcade Fire and co-produced by Markus Dravs, ‘The Suburbs’ was written, arranged and recorded in both Montreal and New York over the past two years.

Preceding the release of the album will be a limited edition Double A Side 12” of first album singles The Suburbs and Month Of May, available in Australian record stores from June 1st 2010.

Formed in Montreal, The Arcade Fire are Win Butler, Regine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Sarah Neufeld and Jeremy Gara. ‘The Suburbs’ is the highly anticipated follow up to their 2007 sophomore album ‘Neon Bible’ which debuted at #2 in the UK and also the Billboard Hot 100. Their 2004 debut ‘Funeral’ was equally revered and recently featured strongly in Album Of The Decade polls, including NME, Pitchfork, The Guardian, Mojo and Rolling Stone. Both records were nominated for Best Alternative Album at the Grammy Awards following their release.