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01 ‘The Suburbs’ – The Suburbs (2010) – Arcade Fire

  • rollicking rhythm 6/8? 12/8?
  • piano, ac gtr, drums, bass, vox
  • after first chorus verbed elc gtr/strings come in
  • 2nd verse; strings/synth/bv  get added
  • 3rd verse gets stripped back
  • merges with next track … high strings continue as rest of inst fade out

KEY IDEAS to plunder

  1. rollicking rhythm 6/8? 12/8?
  2. add ornamentation in 2nd verse, strip back in 3rd verse

The Suburbs (2010) – Arcade Fire

  • concept/themed album
  • great melodies
  • emotive yet rocking
  • simple instrumentation arrangements
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