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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 1,691 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 Lyric Sticker! "Rebellion (Lies)", funeral, neon bible, the suburbs,
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ARCADE FIRE FUNERAL MEGA RARE 500 LIMITED KOREAN HARDCOVER EDITION
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Arcade Fire bestography

Funeral is ranked as the best album by Arcade Fire.

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From rnmusic1983 02/12/2015 22:33
Track 4 , 8 and 9 are my favs on here , but it is overrated, top 1000 but not top 10
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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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From bojolpif71 01/31/2015 11:20
Très homogène , pas de doute , c'est le meilleur de la production de qualité des Arcade Fire
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From poppmusic 01/13/2015 06:24
While lots of people (quite prissily) touch on the emotional components of this music I'll say thatI mostly appreciate it's innovative qualities. After Arcade Fire, indie wasn't so much about kooky pop as layered textures, nostalgic/homely (even soft rock) vibes, and a worldly instrumentation.
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From DeusExMackia 01/12/2015 18:10
I can't say I was blown away by it, but the sound of the album is truly fantastic, and probably the best thing about it. Flows very well from song to song.
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From jmdawgfm 01/06/2015 19:26
Great mood and concept. The mixture of the instruments and tone make this one of my favourite.
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From F1Aaron 12/10/2014 13:23
Emotionally charged anthems that made the album what it is. Beautiful, favorites are Neighborhoods #1 and #3, Wake Up, Rebellion, and Haiti
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From ricco94 11/26/2014 09:55
Beautiful album, it reminds the same approach R.E.M. had with Automatic for the People. Excellent songs and never boring.
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