The Suburbs Album Cover

Arcade Fire Expand Their Neighborhood to The Suburbs

Third Album Due August 3rd

May 27, 2010 Bookmark and Share


After some tantalizing teaser clips were released earlier this week, details have emerged regarding Arcade Fire's third full-length, The Suburbs. Due August 3rd on CD and double-LP on Merge Records, pre-orders starting today will be entitled to the immediate gratification of two downloads, title-track "The Suburbs" and "Month of May."

Recorded in Montréal and New York City over the past two years, the record was co-produced by the band and Markus Dravs (Brian Eno, Björk, Coldplay), who also assisted on Neon Bible. Live dates announced thus far include a bevy of European festivals, along with a Chicago Lollapalooza headlining slot and a Toronto date in August. Full dates confirmed thus far are listed below, with more to be announced shortly. To preorder the record and receive the aforementioned downloads, go to http://www.mergerecords.com/thesuburbs.

Confirmed tour dates are as follows:

June 28 - Helsinki, Finland - The Senate Square

June 30 - Rättvik, Sweden - Dalhalla

July 2 - Arendal, Norway - Hove Festival

July 4 - Werchter, Belgium - Rock Werchter

July 9 - Dublin, Ireland - Oxegen

July 13 - Ottawa, Canada - Ottawa Bluesfest

July 31 - Montreal, Canada - Osheaga Festival

August 8 - Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza

August 14 - Toronto, Canada - Olympic Island

August 27 - Leeds, UK - Leeds Festival

August 28 - Reading, UK - Reading Festival

August 29 - Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, France - Rock En Seine

August 31 - Berlin, Germany - Tempodrom

September 2 - Bologna, Italy - Arena Parco Nord

 



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