Dwell footage of a new Arcade Fire song has emerged on YouTube.
It’s come from their last-minute Ukraine profit live performance in New Orleans earlier this week (March 14), where the band also performed two other unreleased tracks.
Going down at Toulouse Theatre, all proceeds from the “pay-what-you-can” gig went to learn the Plus1 Ukraine relief fund, which is supporting Ukrainian individuals by way of non-profits offering humanitarian assist as Russia’s invasion of the nation continues.
The gig was live-streamed through TikTok and Instagram, and snippets from that recording sees the band performing ‘Lightning I, II’, a song they recently revealed would be released this Thursday (March 17).
The band additionally carried out a second unreleased monitor, ‘Age Of Nervousness’. The song borrows components from ‘Memories Of The Age of Anxiety’, a 45-minute instrumental ambient monitor they launched for a meditation app final yr. The model the band carried out options vocals from frontman Win Butler, and has extra energetic percussion than the sooner iteration.
Arcade Fire have been teasing their return in current weeks. Earlier this month, followers of the band started sharing photographs of cryptic postcards that they’d acquired within the mail which displayed the message “we missed you” above a stave full of musical notes. They adopted it up by sharing a brief snippet of new music on their web site.
In November 2020, Arcade Fire debuted a new song, ‘Technology A’, whereas acting on Stephen Colbert’s US election particular, however a studio model has not but been launched.
The band’s final studio album was 2017’s ‘Every part Now’, which NME gave five stars in a evaluation upon launch.
Watch the fan-shot footage of the song under.