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Old 08-09-2014, 02:17 PM   #271
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So they are, in fact, quite good live?
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Quite good and so good.
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Old 08-10-2014, 11:22 PM   #273
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Best way to see Arcade Fire multiple times in a tour is to space out the shows - like those U2 guys their show variations evolve over time rather than switched up every night. That said, I see them two nights in a row next weekend. But, it will have been five months since I saw them in Bridgeport, which was five months after I saw the secret Brooklyn show so I do expect it to feel fresh again even though it's still focused on Reflektor.
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Best way to see Arcade Fire multiple times in a tour is to space out the shows - like those U2 guys their show variations evolve over time rather than switched up every night. That said, I see them two nights in a row next weekend. But, it will have been five months since I saw them in Bridgeport, which was five months after I saw the secret Brooklyn show so I do expect it to feel fresh again even though it's still focused on Reflektor.


totally agree..

I am doing 3 shows in one week. DC show, and 2 Brooklyn shows. Also, saw the philly show a few months ago so it will be cool to see how the show has evolved.
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Old 08-18-2014, 10:02 AM   #275
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so... was at the DC show last nite.. Great setlist and show.. Opened with Afterlife

They covered Fugazi's "Waiting Room" and it was awesome! My hubby is a fan of theirs and said before we went in last night hey, i bet they do some fugazi.. Totally called it. haha!

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Old 08-18-2014, 10:18 AM   #276
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So, those feathers hopping in and out of the frame at the start and throughout belong to me (or rather the party mask I was wearing). I was almost certain they would do a Fugazi cover and super pumped to hear 'Waiting Room.' And it was actually a pretty solid rendition! Of course 90% of the crowd had no clue what the song was and should be ashamed to call themselves DC residents.
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Can't wait for this tour to end so every outlet will stop posting a "news" item for every single inconsequential cover they play.
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So, those feathers hopping in and out of the frame at the start and throughout belong to me (or rather the party mask I was wearing). I was almost certain they would do a Fugazi cover and super pumped to hear 'Waiting Room.' And it was actually a pretty solid rendition! Of course 90% of the crowd had no clue what the song was and should be ashamed to call themselves DC residents.


I was back at the soundboard as I had no earplugs, could of been on the right side rail.. However the soundboard was like half way /middle of the floor so even that wasn't bad. Besides.. got to see Regine up front and center for "it's never over".
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They didn't do an actual cover at The Gorge. The Reflektors came out and mimed part of Temple of the Dog's Hunger Strike (meh, yawn, etc), and Win threw in a few snippets of Smells Like Teen Spirit earlier in the show.

I FEEL SO CHEATED RIGHT NOW.
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I'm hoping for a Cohen cover in Montreal, but not Hallelujah.
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For the Brooklyn shows, LCD Soundsystem cover with special guest James Murphy? One can dream. It's not like that guy is doing anything right now . . .
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They didn't do an actual cover at The Gorge. The Reflektors came out and mimed part of Temple of the Dog's Hunger Strike (meh, yawn, etc), and Win threw in a few snippets of Smells Like Teen Spirit earlier in the show.

I FEEL SO CHEATED RIGHT NOW.
Same here. They played Ca Plane Pour Moi on tape before the encore but that was it.
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I would have preferred a Wugazi cover.

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For the Brooklyn shows, LCD Soundsystem cover with special guest James Murphy? One can dream. It's not like that guy is doing anything right now . . .

North American Scum, surely. Fuck, I'd die.
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Beastie Boys cover for Brooklyn show/s? that would be cool.
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