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Arcade Fire Lights Up Sound Opinions

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 17, 2011 4:45PM

First of all, our apologies for the headline, but really, we couldn't resist. When Arcade Fire was in town recently, between singing at a Cubs game, shopping in Bucktown, and playing three sold-out shows, they took a few minutes to sit down and chat with Sound Opinions' Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis. The interview's a good one, and punctures any preconception you might have that the group's members are a tortured pretentious lot. Between the friendly banter the band took time to play new arrangements of "Sprawl II" And "We Used To Wait." You can get a sneak peek at "Sprawl II" below and then tune in to Sound Opinions this weekend tonight at 8 p.m. or Saturday at 11 a.m. to hear the whole interview.

Psssst. Hey, still there? Wanna see more? You can see their performance of "We Used To Wait" here.