Arcade Fire join the crowd in London

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’


‘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)’


‘(Antichrist Television Blues)’

‘Wake Up’

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