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Funeral (album) by Arcade Fire 

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Funeral
Funeral by Arcade Fire (2004)
Release date: 2004-09-14
Overall rank: 9th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 1,755 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 2004 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 2000s (2nd)
Top 10 albums of all time (9th)

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Arcade Fire bestography

Funeral is ranked as the best album by Arcade Fire.

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From awesomness425 04/15/2015 01:23
Definition of a Perfect Album
Neighborhood # 3 is life
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From LAF2 04/10/2015 20:46
My grandmother passed away this morning. This album has been nothing but relatable and reassuring.
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From calsper 04/06/2015 22:39
2004 was a genre defining year for music. This is linearly channeled; this is hurt, childhood and anguish which Arcade Fire turn into something so brave and empowering that one cannot help but to be moved by the story of childhood and loss that the album revolves around.

The album is celebratory, emotionally rich and life-affirming, and this makes the revolving theme of death as polarized to its nature as possible.

Filled with beautiful songwriting and tracks, music history's biggest post-modern classic is right here, in my opinion.
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From NamibiaStarr 03/31/2015 05:14
Indie rock, baroque pop, art rock
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From OurLastBreathe 03/29/2015 00:35
this is their best album! what a really masterpiece! every song on it is amazing, and the last track is so heartbreaking.. i i'll never get tired of this masterpiece.
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From 5432juan 03/23/2015 01:50
Funeral is one of, if not the greatest debut album ever put out. It truly encapsulates a unique sound that would try and be replicated by future artists who would not be able to touch upon the same emotional strings that funeral tugged on. On top of this, Funeral demonstrates fantastic instrumentation that feels very geo/culturally varried. By doing so, it gives this LP a sound that does not seem to age. The album does not drag on and has perfect track placement. Funeral is a lesson in how I make indie Rock, how to make a debut album, and How to organize and album in general.
Best tracks : neighborhood 1, Crown of Love, Wake Up, Rebellion
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From yonstein414 03/03/2015 00:36
Definitive record of the indie era, and as gorgeous and heartfelt as rock music is capable of being.
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From masonfuchs 02/08/2015 21:15
Adults are messes of anxiety and heartbreak. Funeral wants you to know that. The instrumentals are more beautiful than their twee counterparts, especially when juxtaposed with the album's lo-fi tinged vocals. Splendid.
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From Highnuff 02/06/2015 06:19
I like Hospice more. I only compare because of their album titles. I can dig it.
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