On March 5, 2007.

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

On March 5, 2007, “Merge” label released”Neon Bible”, the second Arcade Fire studio album. It was recorded in 2006 in Farnham, New York, Budapest, and London, and was produced by Markus Dravs, Will Butler, Win Butler, Regine Chassagne, Jeremy Gara and Tim Kingsbury. “Neon Bible” was ranked at number four in the“NME” albums of the year list, fourth in magazine “Rolling Stone’s” list of albums of the year and album of the year of magazine “Q” for 2007. The album won the 2008 “Juno Award” for “Alternative Album of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Will Butler- vocals, keyboards, guitar, glockenspiel, bass, omnichord
  • Win Butler- vocals, bass, mandolin, acoustic guitar, keyboards, electric guitar
  • Régine Chassagne – vocals, accordion, hurdy gurdy, drums, keyboards, glockenspiel, orchetral arrangements
  • Tim Kingsbury – vocals, bass, keyboards, guitar, celesta
  • Jeremy Gara – drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Sarah Neufeld – vocals, violin
  • Richard Reed Parry – vocals, guitar, double bass, keyboards, celesta
  • Mélanie Auclair – cello
  • Hadji Bakara – effects
  • Owen Pallett– violin, orchestral arrangements
  • Liza Rey – harp
  • Marika Anthony Shaw– viola
  • Pietro Amato, Edith Gruber, Margaret Gundara, Jake Henry, Laurent Ménard, Geoffrey Shoesmith, Colin Stetson, Andreas Stoltzfus, Jacob Valenzuela, Martin Wenk – brass
  • Shauna Callender, Joanne Degand, Chantel Gero, Tasha Gero, Jean Sherwood – vocals
  • Peter F. Drucker – choir conductor
  • István Silló – orchestra conductor
  • Tracy Maurice – director, artwork, package design
  • François Miron– photography director
  • Christophe Collette – photography
  • Renata Morales – costume design

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Butler, Win Butler, Regine Chassagne, Jeremy Gara and Tim Kingsbury.

  1. Black Mirror
  2. Keep the Car Running
  3. Neon Bible
  4. Intervention
  5. Black Wave/Bad Vibrations
  6. Ocean of Noise\
  7. The Well and the Lighthouse
  8. Antichrist Television Blues
  9. Windowsill
  10. No Cars Go
  11. My Body Is a Cage

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