Arcade Fire and Preservation Hall Jazz Band will this Saturday lead a parade for David Bowie in New Orleans, where Win Butler and Régine Chassagne since a few years back live. David Bowie was of course one of the biggest fans and champions of the band, as well as a
Arcade Fire’s Will Butler and Richard Reed Parry have now also shared their thoughts in the wake of David Bowie’s passing. You can read Win Butler’s statement from yesterday here, which of course came to serve as Arcade Fire’s joint statement. Will Butler: «I met David Bowie when I was
Arcade Fire appear to have officially joined Live Nation’s Maverick management consortium. What that means exactly for the band going forward I don’t know so we’ll just have to wait and see. You can read more about Maverick here.
Update #2 (22:55 2016-01-12) Arcade Fire have on their Facebook shared Win Butler’s statement with some very minor changes to reflect a more ‘we’ than ‘I’ message. David Bowie was one of the band’s earliest supporters and champions. He not only created the world that made it possible for our
Update #2 19:28 Consequence of Sound‘s Alex Young, who recently broke the news about LCD Soundsystem’s reunion, said this on Reddit today on the topic of Arcade Fire’s possible return in 2017: I’ve heard they’re accepting festival offers for 2017, so don’t be surprised to see them on lineups next