- 28 Jul 14
They're one of the world's biggest bands and yet have retained their credibility as they've ascended to the status of stadium headliners. With their latest album, Reflektor, Arcade Fire add a further dimension, with a foray into stripped-down electro pop. In an exclusive Irish interview the group talk punk rock, success and LGBT anthems.
Arcade Fire have always had a DIY, almost punk ethic. I wonder if it’s still possible to operate that way when you’re headlining Glastonbury, having number one albums and being nominated for all sorts of awards, including this year’s Oscars for the Her soundtrack.
Arcade Fire’s new single, ‘Normal Person’, is out now