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Arcade Fire performed 19 original songs, and covered Neil Young or something, in Winnipeg

Arcade Fire // Photo by Philip Cosores
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    Photo by Philip Cosores

    Yesterday, Arcade Fire’s Reflektor tour hit the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Their setlist featured performances of 19 songs expertly written by Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, Will Butler, Tim Kingsbury, and Jeremy Gara. Among the highlights: “Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)”, “Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)”, and “Rebellion (Lies)” from Funeral; “No Cars Go” with an a capella intro of “My Body is a  Cage”; the dynamic one-two-three-four punch of The Suburbs tracks “Month of May”, “The Suburbs”, “The Suburbs (Continued)”, and “Ready to Start”; and a whole bunch of songs from the band’s latest LP, Reflektor.

    Oh, and they covered Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s “Come On Baby Let’s Go Downtown”, or whatever.

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    But 19 Arcade Fire songs!

    Setlist:
    Here Comes the Night Time
    Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)
    Flashbulb Eyes
    Reflektor
    Joan of Arc
    Month of May
    The Suburbs
    The Suburbs (Continued)
    Ready to Start
    Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
    We Exist
    No Cars Go (w/ ‘My Body Is a Cage’ acapella intro)
    Haïti
    Afterlife
    It’s Never Over (Oh Orpheus)
    (Régine on B-Stage)
    Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
    (‘Damian Taylor Remix’ intro)

    Encore:
    Come On Baby Let’s Go Downtown (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
    Normal Person
    Rebellion (Lies)
    Wake Up

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