Arcade Fire Cover The Clash At London Show

The band kick off Ally Pally treble with tributes to The Smiths and New Order too

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Arcade Fire kicked off the first of three sold-out shows at London’s Alexandra Palace with a mammoth set, that included renditions of The Clash, The Smiths and New Order songs.

Playing on Saturday night (November 17), the Canadian’s covered The Smiths’ ‘Still Ill’ four tracks in. They also played The Clash’s ‘I’m So Bored’ and parts of New Order’s ‘The Age Of Consent’.

The rest of the two hour set was made up of Arcade Fire’s two studio albums ‘Funeral’ and ‘Neon Bible’.

The band play their final night at the same venue tonight, with last minute support coming from Brooklynites Yeasayer.

The full set list was:

‘Black Mirror’
‘Keep The Car Running’
‘Neighborhood #2 (Laika)’
‘Still Ill’
‘No Cars Go’
‘Haiti’
‘Black Wave/Bad Vibrations’
‘Neon Bible/The Age Of Consent’
‘Ocean Of Noise’
‘Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)’
‘The Well And The Lighthouse’
‘(Antichrist Television Blues)’
‘Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)’
‘Rebellion (Lies)’
‘I’m So Bored With The USA/Intervention’
‘Wake Up’


Pic credit: Andy Willsher

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