Arcade Fire join the crowd in London

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First Brixton Academy date sees Win Butler get excited

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler leapt into the crowd as the band played the first of their four sold-out shows at London Brixton Academy tonight (March 14).

The group, watched by the likes of Editors, Radio 1 DJ Edith Bowman and comedian Mark Thomas, played a set with eight songs from new album ‘Neon Bible’, six from 2005 debut ‘Funeral’, and the standalone single ‘Cold Wind’, from the ‘Six Feet Under’ soundtrack.

During ‘Rebellion (Lies}’, Butler jumped into the crowd to sing the opening part of the song.

Arcade Fire closed with ‘Wake Up’, which brought a huge singalong from the capacity crowd.

The set was:

‘Keep The Car Running’

‘No Cars Go’

‘Haiti’

‘Black Mirror’

‘Ocean Of Noise’

‘Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)’

‘The Well & The Lighthouse’

‘Neighborhood #2 (Laika)’

‘Black Wave/Bad Vibrations’

‘Cold Wind’

‘Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)’

‘Rebellion (Lies)’

‘Intervention’

‘(Antichrist Television Blues)’

‘Wake Up’

Arcade Fire play the same venue for the next three nights (March 15, 16, and 17).