Listen to a rare acoustic set from Arcade Fire on Sound Opinions

Listen to a rare acoustic set from Arcade Fire on Sound Opinions

Arcade Fire visited Sound Opinions in Chicago for a rare acoustic performance. 

See photos from the visit and hear the whole session beginning Friday, June 17 at

Sound Opinions is the world's only rock and roll talk show. Hosted by Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot, Sound Opinions airs on radio stations around the country, is downloadable as a weekly podcast, and can be streamed at their website. Visit for more information on how to listen.

Also, watch a 30-minute documentary on Arcade Fire hosted by Fucked Up's Damian Abraham for Canada's MuchMusic.

The Suburbs Deluxe will be in stores on August 2 and will include two new Arcade Fire songs. Visit iTunes to purchase both new Arcade Fire songs via digital download, or pre-order The Suburbs Deluxe Edition on CD + DVD in the Merge store to receive a download code for both songs.

The expanded CD version of The Suburbs sees the original album augmented by a longer version of the track “Wasted Hours (A Life That We Can Live),” as well as the previously unreleased “Culture War” and “Speaking in Tongues,” the latter of which features David Byrne on additional vocals. Highlights of the DVD portion include the complete half-hour short film Scenes From The Suburbs, directed by Spike Jonze; the companion documentary Behind The Scenes From The Suburbs; and the music video for the track “The Suburbs.” The package is rounded out by an exclusive booklet featuring lyrics and 80 pages of photos taken during the Scenes From The Suburbs film shoot.