Arcade Fire to Release New Music in September

Producer James Murphy says that "it's going to be a fantastic record."

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New music from Arcade Fire is reportedly set for release on September 9, NME reports Sean "Diddy" Combs' Revolt TV cites sources close to the band, saying a brand new track will be out this autumn. However, September 9 is not the release date of a new album, which will be the follow up to 2010's "The Suburbs." Meanwhile, former LCD Soundsystem leader James Murphy, who appears to be the band's new album producer, recently gave an update on the new Arcade Fire album. Murphy told the Daily Star: "The album is going great. I'm too in the middle of it to know which way it will go in the end. But it's going to be a fantastic record." In an interview with MusicWeek late last year, the band's manager Scott Rodger confirmed that Arcade Fire were going into the studio with Murphy to work on their fourth album. He said at the time: "They're in with James Murphy on three or so songs, plus Markus Dravs who is a long-time collaborator. They write too many songs - that's a good problem to have. There's around 35 songs with Arcade Fire, two albums'-worth for sure." Murphy clarified his role on the album saying: "They are so good they could produce themselves, so my role in the band depends on the song. Sometimes I'm going around making suggestions and playing instruments, other times I'm just helping the arrangements. We feel like part of each other's bands because we toured a lot together over the years."

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    CurlOfTheBurl
    Hipsters rejoice!
    iommi600
    Arcade Fire has become pretty mainstream though. It's the paradoxal "hipster band that everybody knows". Anyway, great news! The Suburbs is easily among my favorite albums of the last 5 years or so, I'm really curious to know what's next.
    Kueller917
    Something like that. They're pretty well known. I wasn't the huge fan of the Suburbs honestly. Some good songs but it felt too long. They're still one of my favorite bands though so I'm excited to hear what new stuff they have. Also would be a chance to see them live finally.
    Jozef23
    Everyone should be rejoicing. One of the most awesome bands of the 21st century and it was hilarious when they won album of the year at the Grammys against so many pop artists
    Strat69
    Likkke this good ol canadian band. Suburbs was awesome, looking forward to this.
    Salvo416
    Awesome news! but why are there 10 dislikes on this article? THERE SHOULDN'T BE ANY!
    Thrice Capades
    One of the mostly highly rated bands on the planet, and STILL one of the most underrated bands on the planet.
    Battery Chicken
    I wouldn't say Arcade Fire are underrated. I bet every indie music fan has at least one of their albums,
    Chance888
    I have yet to find anything Arcade Fire worth listening to... Hopefully this album changes that. After all, James Murphy IS god
    Chance888
    Coooool... down vote respectful and optimistic honesty... Apparently no one like James Murphy and/or LCD
    Spychosis
    Saying there's nothing even worth listening to from Arcade Fire isn't being that respectful guy.
    Chance888
    So you want me to lie about what I think? Hmmm... sounds a lot better than optimism... thanks for the lesson
    Spychosis
    Don't lie, just don't be the dick you are now about it. For the record I didn't downvote you before.
    Chance888
    Cool... you just commented for no reason... you sir, are the dick... speaking of "dicks", i'll let you get back to sucking every member of arcade fire's (except for the ugly chick)
    BjarnedeGraaf
    "Meanwhile, former LCD Soundsystem leader James Murphy, who appears to be the band's new album producer, recently gave an update on the new Arcade Fire album. Murphy told the Daily Star: "The album is going great. I'm too in the middle of it to know which way it will go in the end. But it's going to be a fantastic record." I would probably fire my producer if hed go to an interview to be like: "oh yeah, this album is going to suck, dude!"
    Chance888
    Can someone PLEASE point out to me a specific part of a specific song, or SOMETHING that makes Arcade Fire so good... Honestly, i've tried doing it myself and I cannot...