Arcade Fire claims No 1 spot with ‘Everything Now’

In the wake of a triumphant headline set closing out Lollapalooza 2017, Arcade Fire’s fifth album Everything Now has entered the Billboard 200 at #1, with sales just shy of 100,000 since its release July 28th through an exclusive 360-degree partnership with global media and e-commerce platform Everything Now in synergy with the Sony corporation. Everything Now has also debuted at #1 on the UK album chart.

Physical copies of Everything Now include CD, cassette in folded cardboard sleeve and heavyweight black vinyl LP with 20 different artwork variants bearing the album title in one of 20 different languages. There’s also be a limited edition “Night” packaging of both CD and colored vinyl LP formats featuring a gatefold sleeve with folded lyric sheet insert.

Arcade Fire has also confirmed the addition of an October 30th date at Chicago’s United Center to its Infinite Content arena tour. The Breeders will support on the newly announced Chicago show, while Wolf Parade has been confirmed as support on the tour’s September 5th North American opener at Centre Videotron in Quebec City, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band will support September 17th at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

The Infinite Content Tour lands in the U.S. September 12th at Madison Square Garden and will feature special guests on various dates including Grandmaster Flash, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Wolf Parade, Phantogram, Angel Olsen, Bomba Estero, The Breeders and Broken Social Scene.

Everything Now was produced by Arcade Fire, Thomas Bangalter and Steve Mackey, with co-production by Markus Dravs; and was recorded at Boombox Studios in New Orleans, Sonovox Studios in Montreal, and Gang Recording Studio in Paris.

CD | CASSETTE | LP

9/05/17 – Quebec City, QC – Centre Videotron*
9/06/17 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre*
9/09/17 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Tire Centre*
9/12/17 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden+^
9/15/17 – Boston, MA – TD Garden^
9/16/17 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center^
9/17/17- Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center^
9/21/17 – Atlanta, GA – Infinite Energy Arena*
9/22/17 – Tampa, FL – USF Sun Dome*
9/23/17 – Miami, FL – Watsco Center at the University of Miami*
9/26/17 – New Orleans, LA – UNO Lakefront Arena*
9/27/17- Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center*
9/28/17 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center*
10/11/17 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place ~
10/12/17- Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome ~
10/14/17 – Vancouver, BC – Pacific Coliseum ~
10/15/17 – Seattle, WA – Key Arena ~
10/17/17 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena &
10/18/17- San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena &
10/20/17 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum &
10/22/17 – Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay Events Center &
10/25/17 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center $
10/27/17- Kansas City, MO – Silverstein Eye Centers Arena $
10/29/17 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center %
10/30/17 – Chicago, IL – United Center %
11/01/17 – Windsor, ON – Windsor Credit Family Union Centre #
11/03/17 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre #
11/04/17 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre #

* – with Wolf Parade
+ – with Grandmaster Flash
^ – with Preservation Hall Jazz Band
~ – with Phantogram
& – with Angel Olsen
$ – with Bomba Estereo
% – with The Breeders
# – with Broken Social Scene

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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