Disc 1 has a number of excellent tracks on it and is the stronger of the two discs. Arcade Fire / Just a Reflektor An interactive music video for "Reflektor" by Arcade Fire. Original songs that get your attention and demand they're played again and again...even louder each time. by Michael Roffman. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 6, 2014. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. They've done it again...and then some! With a penchant for theatrical, bombastic anthems, Montreal's Arcade Fire has amassed a broad loyal following without compromising their singular artistic vision. When I first heard this album I didn't think it was as strong as their early albums such as Neon Bible but after repeated listenings the album has really grown on me and become one of my favourite albums. The album was produced by the band, LCD Soundsystem front man James Murphy, and long-time collaborator Markus Dravs. A big let down for what is a crap release. A very addictive album. $19.95. Alone in the darkness, a darkness of white. Crisp, confident sound. Entre la nuit, la nuit et l'aurore Entre le royaume des vivants et des morts. I'm not sure I do still, but I don't mean that in a bad way - since I bought Reflektor, I've been back and bought all their other stuff and watched countless concerts of theirs on Youtube. Arcade Fire- ‘Reflektor’ ... Arcade Fire have always been obsessed with light. Some excellent songs on this album, but also a fair amount of what sounds a lot like lift music! I loved Neon Bible the first time I heard it, & basically felt the same about the Suburbs. Funeral grabbed me right away, with the first wobbly sounding lead guitar melody on Neighborhood #1. After stunning the mainstream pop machine into a state of huffy, new school e-disbelief by beating out Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry for the 2011 Album of the year Grammy, Arcade Fire seemed poised for a U2 -style international coup, but the Suburbs, despite its stadium-ready sonic grandiosity, was far too homespun and idiosyncratic to infect the masses in the same way as the … Gone is the indie rock in comes ethereal sounds, then what is supposed to be reggae and then you get subjected to an impersonation of The White Stripes. Visit for the latest news, tour dates, listen to Arcade Fire's music and watch the videos. Very good double album but could have been a great single album, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 26, 2014. I loved Neon Bible the first time I heard it, & basically felt the same about the Suburbs. Sold by Amazon.com Services LLC. Arcade Fire – Reflektor. The songs on Reflektor take more time, partially because of the musical style, but also because of the lyrical style. 1. The album was recorded in multiple studios and was co-produced by LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy, regular Arcade Fire producer Markus Dravs, and the band themselves. I bought it to play in the car and it is irritating to have to switch CDs midway through. This album could probably have been slimmed down to an excellent single album - as it is there are a few filler tracks on the album. Was this an attempt to be Pink Floyd? Label: Merge Records - MRG485B,Sonovox - MRG485B • Format: 2x, CD Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock “Reflektor” was the titular opening track and first single from Arcade Fire’s fourth album. tip: Give it a few listens, and disregard the videos & hype, Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2013. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. 2013 release, the fourth official studio album from the Canadian Alt-Rock band, the highly anticipated follow up to 2011 Grammy-winning album of the year The Suburbs. Please try again. Created for Google Chrome. Also there are, lets be honest, some tracks that either take time getting used to, or are just plain second rate. Arcade Fire refuses to duplicate their sound from album to album. It remains a masterpiece. And wow, is it good. Written-By – The Arcade Fire* Notes Reflektor features both a ten-minute hidden pregap song on the first disc [track 1-0], as well as a five-minute hidden track at … Lyrics to 'Reflektor' by Arcade Fire: Trapped in a prism, in a prism of light Alone in the darkness, darkness of white We fell in love, alone on a stage In the reflective age Second listen with lowered expectations, I still felt pretty 'meh' about most of it but a few tracks were sticking in my head. I had always liked 'The Suburbs' song, but Reflektor had not figured on my radar till Youtube popped it up in a suggested selection a few weeks ago and the black and white picture of an industrial scene with metallic shutter, warehouses, and military truck meant I just had to play that video. on October 28, 2013, 12:03am. Each of their four main studio albums are so different from one another ... it's hard to really judge them against the others. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Welcome to the official Arcade Fire website. $10.93. Crisp, confident sound. They've done it again...and then some! I loved Neon Bible the first time I heard it, Reviewed in the United States on August 8, 2015. Popular . Reflektor unfolds over two discs, and which you prefer will depend on how many packets of earnest magnificence you take in your Arcade Fire. I loved Neon Bible the first time I heard it, Reviewed in the United States on August 8, 2015. I love them. Arcade Fire Reflektor Vol.1 We receive various CDs from the radio cores that we remanufacture. Reflektor Arcade Fire. 2 stars are for bad product packaging/printing? It is really great to see a band grow, evolve and take us the fans to a different journey. I'm not sure I do still, but I don't mean that in a bad way - since I bought Reflektor, I've been back and bought all their other stuff and watched countless concerts of theirs on Youtube. If you're wavering over the album watch that and find your fingers automatically pressing the buy button! Neon Bible wasn't quite so immediate; it was Intervention that won me over, though I still consider this the most uneven of their four releases. "Reflektor" was released on September 9, 2013, as the first single from Arcade Fire's fourth studio album, Reflektor.The band began working on the track in 2011, with vocalist and guitarist Win Butler noting, "We recorded a little bit in Louisiana with the Haitian percussionists and we kind of lived with that. If you wanted "The Suburbs Pt Deux," you'll be supremely disappointed. Very good double album but could have been a great single album, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 26, 2014. They were an indie rock band that was going places. I love them. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. It was highly anticipated after The Suburbs brought them a degree of mainstream recognition. With a penchant for theatrical, bombastic anthems, Montreal's Arcade Fire has amassed a broad loyal following without compromising their singular artistic vision. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Entre la nuit, la nuit et l'aurore Entre le royaume des vivants et des morts. However, if you go in with no expectation, you'll find something quite good. Neon Bible wasn't quite so immediate; it was Intervention that won me over, though I still consider this the most uneven of their four releases. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Unable to add item to List. 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