The first Arcade Fire album in half a decade
finds the same band that we’ve always known
May 08 2022
It renewing and streamlining their sound, delivering a concise 40 minutes of outsider ballads and electric earworms.
As with Everything
, there’s a certain middle-of-the-road quality to some of the material lyrically.
There’s always enough going on sonically and lyrically to elevate the songs above easy-listening radio fare material.
We lacks the wall-to-wall rock anthems of
or the wealth of future greatest hits that Reflektor had earlier.
The cast in the shadow of the pandemic and American politics.
Pair perfectly with well-conceived series of two-part songs, with all their melancholy.
As usual, the Régine-led song, “Unconditional II is a breezy highlight lyrically.
Carrie Instagram Comments After She Posted Photos
For More Stories