Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Arcade Fire is an indie rock band, perhaps most famous for their third studio album, The Suburbs, released in 2010 to critical acclaim and commercial success. They formed in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 2001. The band consists of Win Butler (vocals, guitar, piano), Régine Chassagne (vocals, accordion, keyboards, hurdy gurdy, drums), Richard Reed Parry (bass, guitar), William Butler (keyboards, guitar), Tim Kingsbury (bass), and Jeremy Gara (drums). Montreal percussionist Dane Mills performed on the EP and in early live shows. As of May 2005, the touring band includes horn players and violinists.
Thoughts on Songs with Arcade Fire
1 year ago
This song, in my in depth analysis, is an accurate representation of teenage youth and the pains of teen angst. The lines, "hide your lovers underneath the covers", I feel is a description of sexual exploration and not being able to be so open about things due to fear and alienation. The phrase, "hiding from your brothers underneath the covers," is an interpretation of tension in the family, and being distant as we try to pursue who we are as individuals. "Every time we close our eyes," we are put into a sense of false comfort, it's all a lie, being blind to everything doesn't mean that the world isn't happening. All in all, this song is relevant in my life, especially these specific lines! I'd love to hear other interpretations!!