The Montreal based art rockers did it again. Their fifth album Everything Now reflects our time of the availability of Infinte Content that makes us wanting Everything Now.
Produced by Arcade Fire themselves in cooperation with French cult producer Thomas Bangalter (one half of electro icons Daft Punk).
The title track Everything Now, Spotify tells me, is one of five tracks that I listened most to this year.
Is filled up with the things that you read
I guess you’ve got everything now
And every film that you’ve ever seen
Fills the spaces up in your dreams
That reminds me
It is another album about the human condition, this time in 2017 when we all are slaves to our smartphones and sit like robots in subways, buses and commuter trains watching at the tiny little screens of our IPhones and Androids, “enjoying” Infinite Content.
In We Don’t Deserve Love, Win Butler and band explore a failing relationship and out comes a dark, little masterpiece on an album that has no real weak track. I can listen to all the songs without the urge in pressing the NEXT button.
‘Cause God knows where I’ve been
Officer please, don’t check my breath
That ain’t my only sin
You don’t want to touch
You don’t even want to watch TV
If you can’t see the forest for the trees
Just burn it all down, and bring the ashes to me
(We Don’t Deserve Love)