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Funeral (album) by Arcade Fire 

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Funeral
Funeral by Arcade Fire (2004)
Overall rank: 10th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 1,523 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 2004 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 2000s (2nd)
Top 10 albums of all time (10th)

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Funeral is ranked as the best album by Arcade Fire.

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From Kalos 08/06/2014 18:24
You know those moments when someone gets in your car and you think "I'll put this album I love, I want him to tell me who is playing this wonderful music"? Most of the times the result is "sorry, can I turn on the radio?". Well, that's impossible with Funeral, because its sound is too charismatic, too coloured, too three dimensional to be ignored. It's impossible also because everybody knows it, but here where I live I can still play the hipster role
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From Nineburg 07/11/2014 16:20
There was a time when the seminal album "Funeral" by Arcade Fire was a sort of anthem for indie music back in the early 2000's. Time has only treated it with more respect. "Rebellion (Lies)", "Wake Up", and of Course "Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) could possibly be the three best songs of the new millennium.
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From light1ning 07/07/2014 16:14
Beautiful sweet album about growing up and the nostalgia of youth.
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From andy_hunter 07/03/2014 23:18
This album makes me think sometimes "Oh my god, I'm actually an adult now." And I become very concious of my past, my future and my own humanity.
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From Calman 06/23/2014 17:29
A masterpiece, to say the least. These guys are easily the best band of the past decade or two, closely followed by Radiohead. In my opinion this is their best album, exceptionally good for a debut album, very few bands nowadays come close to the level of Arcade Fire.
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From blackflag29 06/14/2014 19:31
Every Arcade Fire album is flawless in my eyes, yet Funeral still stands above the rest. One of the most beautiful albums I've ever heard.
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From bigeyedfish 06/12/2014 00:50
I can never really decide how I feel about this one, though all things considered there's no denying it's an astounding work of art. The emotion is palpable and blends the sorrow of loss with triumphant optimism - and some a dose of nostalgia - to create something uniquely inspiring.

On the other hand, depending on my mood, I find it's stadium-singalong-bait somewhat obnoxious (though I have no problem with stadium rock), and though this album seems pure the band has since adopted a public persona I can't get behind. Overall, I find consider this a great album and *maybe* a masterpiece, but far removed from top 10 all time albums.
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From pannkakesangen 05/26/2014 07:49
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From JohnCanning1976 04/09/2014 15:32
Took me a while to get into it, but then isn't that the mark of a truly great album? How many great albums provide instant gratification?
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From Gooz 04/04/2014 19:09
About tears's drop, this one is between the leads.
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