The Suburbs In Stores August 3

ARCADE FIRE has added a second date at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The new show has been confirmed for August 5.

Pre-sales for the new date will begin Wednesday, June 23. Tickets will go on sale to the public 9 a.m. EST Saturday, June 26. Check for further details.

SPOON is confirmed as special guest on both the August 4 and 5 New York shows, as well as the Philadelphia, DC and Atlanta dates, which bookend the ARCADE FIRE’s  previously announced August 8 Lollapalooza appearance and the release of the band’s third full-length studio album, The Suburbs, out August 3rd on Merge.

Written, arranged, performed and produced by the ARCADE FIRE and co-produced by Markus Dravs, The Suburbs was recorded around Montreal and New York over the past two years. A double A side, limited edition 12″ was released to record stores May 27th 2010, featuring the title track and “Month of May,” both of which are available for immediate download with album pre-orders placed at

More recently, first single “Ready To Start” and the track “We Used To Wait” have also surfaced on the internet.

The Suburbs’ complete track listing is:

1. The Suburbs
2. Ready to Start
3. Modern Man
4. Rococo
5. Empty Room
6. City With No Children
7. Half Light I
8. Half Light II (No Celebration)
9. Suburban War
10. Month of May
11. Wasted Hours
12. Deep Blue
13. We Used to Wait
14. Sprawl I (Flatland)
15. Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
16. The Suburbs (continued)

Formed in Montreal, the ARCADE FIRE is Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Sarah Neufeld and Jeremy Gara.

ARCADE FIRE will donate $1 from every ticket sold to Partners In Health, an organization helping impoverished communities around the world combat disease and poverty. Please visit for more information.

LIVE 2010

28-June Helsinki, Finland — Sentae Square
30-June Rättvik, Sweden – Dalhalla
2-July  Tromøy, Norway – Hove Festival
4-July  Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
5-July  Paris, France — Le Casino de Paris
9-July  County Kildare, Ireland – Oxegen Festival
12-July Quebec, Canada – Quebec City Summer Festival
13-July Ottawa, Canada – Ottawa Bluesfest
31-July    Montreal – Osheaga
1-Aug    Boston – Bank of America Pavillion
2-Aug    Philadelphia – Mann Centre for the Performing arts
4-Aug    New York – Madison Square Garden
5-Aug    New York – Madison Square Garden
6-Aug    Washington DC – Merriweather Post Pavilion
8-Aug    Chicago – Lollapalooza
9-Aug    Nashville – Ryman Auditorium
11-Aug    Atlanta – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
14-Aug    Toronto – Olympic Island
27-Aug  Leeds, UK – Leeds Festival
28-Aug  Reading, UK – Reading Festival
29-Aug  Saint Cloud, France – Rock En Seine
31-Aug  Berlin, Germany — Tempodrom
2-Sept   Bologna, Italy – Arena Parco Nord