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12-08-2012, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Chapin Landvogt View Post
Have a question for some of our Canadian contributors.

Over here, Arcade Fire is pretty doggone big. They've had some huge success over the past 5+ years, particularly in Northern Europe.

Are they a band that is well-known in Canada, much less considered fairly mainstream, at least with respect to getting air time?

The singer and his brother are from the States (Texas, I believe), but the band is based in Montreal and Win Butler's wife, also one of the female singers, is French Canadian.
I don't know if they are popular in the rest of Canada, but I can tell you that they are very popular in the province of Quebec, especially in Montreal where I live.
And Yes, you can hear their music on the radio.

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