Everything you need to know about Arcade Fire’s upcoming album, tour, and new single

Arcade Fire played a surprise gig in Barcelona, announced their upcoming tour and new album, and debuted their new single.

The band has been dropping hints about new music in mysterious ways over the last few days including a live stream from Death Valley and trailers and updates coming from Russian spambots. However, the band has now announced their new album and single, along with their upcoming tour.

Their album, Everything Now, is due for release on 28th July and is available for preorder. So far, only the name of the album, the artwork, and the first single ‘Everything Now‘ have been revealed. The names of the other 12 tracks have not been revealed.

To accompany the album, the band will be embarking on their Infinite Content tour which will see the band visiting the UK, Europe, and North America. Support on the North American leg of the tour will come from Wolf ParadePreservation Hall Jazz BandPhantogramAngel OlsenBroken Social Scene, and Grandmaster Flash.

Arcade Fire are due to play Primavera Music Festival tomorrow night but made a surprise appearance at the festival on Thursday. The hour-long set took place on a makeshift stage which was branded with ‘EN‘ symbols whilst the band donned their EN bomber jackets. The EN markings were used to signify their new album, Everything Now. The band played new songs including ‘Everything Now‘ and ‘Creature Comfort‘. Making a tribute to the late David Bowie, frontman Win Butler said during the set: “I miss David Bowie so much. Wherever you are, God bless.” Check out some of the footage below.

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Infinite Content tour dates:
3/06 Primavera Sound – Barcelona, Spain
5/06 Nuits de Fourvière – Lyon, France
7/06 Baths Hall – Scunthorpe, England
8/06 Corn Exchange – Edinburgh, Scotland
10/06 Isle of Wight Festival – Newport, England
1/063 Belsonic Festival – Belfast, Ireland
14/06 Malahide Castle – Dublin, Ireland
16/06 Tanzbrunnen – Cologne, Germany
17/06 Best Kept Secret Festival – Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
19/06 INmusic Festival – Zagreb, Croatia
29/06 Rock Werchter – Werchter, Belgium
1/07 Rosklide Festival – Rosklide, Denmark
2/07 Wuhlheide – Berlin, Germany
4/07 York Hall – London, England
5/07 York Hall – London, England
6/07 Castlefield Bowl – Manchester, England
9/07 Eurockéennes Festival -Belfort, France
11/07 Ahoi! The Full Hit of Summer – Linz, Austria
15/07 Vieilles Charrues – Carhaix-Plouguer, France
17/07 City Season Festival – Milan, Italy
18/07 City Season Festival – Florence, Italy
19/07 Paléo Festival – Nyon, Switzerland
6/08 Grant Park – Chicago, IL
5/08 Centre Videotron – Québec City, Quebec
6/08 Bell Centre – Montréal, Quebec
9/08 Canadian Tire Centre – Ottawa, Ontario
12/08 Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
15/08 TD Garden – Boston, MA
16/08 Verizon Center – Washington, DC
17/08 Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA
21/08 Infinite Energy Arena – Atlanta, GA
22/08 USF Sun Dome – Tampa, FL
23/08 Watsco Center at the University of Miami – Miami, FL
26/08 UNO Lakefront Arena – New Orleans, LA
27/08 Frank Erwin Center – Austin, TX
28/08 American Airlines Center – Dallas, TX
11/09 Rogers Place – Edmonton, Alberta
12/09 Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, Alberta
14/09 Pacific Coliseum – Vancouver, British Columbia
15/09 Key Arena – Seattle, WA
17/09 Oracle Arena – Oakland, CA
18/09 Viejas Arena – San Diego, CA
20/09 The Forum – Los Angeles, CA
22/09 Mandalay Bay Events Center – Las Vegas, NV
25/09 Pepsi Center – Denver, CO
27/09 Silverstein Eye Centers Arena –  Kansas City, MO
29/09 Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN
1/10 Windsor Credit Family Union Centre – Windsor, Ontario
3/01 Air Canada Centre – Toronto, Ontario

 

Tayler Ross

Tayler has been involved in the Glasgow music scene for years in both engineering and performance capacities. Now in London she is focusing on delivering content on artists from across the country.

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