These 'Arcade Fire' Album Covers Set a New Standard for Musicians

By: Carl Logan Sullivan - Published: Nov 15, 2010   Updated: Aug 15 2011 • References: arcadefire & pitchfork
The new Arcade Fire album is currently being sold with eight different covers to choose from. This edgy and creative idea entails everything Arcade Fire is really about. With pseudo-trendy culture on the rise, bands must accept new standards -- one of the newest being album artwork.

See all eight of these Arcade Fire album covers for yourselves in the featured gallery. Props to Arcade Fire for letting me enjoy artwork at the local tech store!

Implications - This is from their brand-spanking new album, The Suburbs, which has drawn critical adoration and a laundry list of awards, including Grammys and Junos. This is just another indicator that the Arcade Fire can't be stopped. They stand (nearly) alone as a rock band at the top of its game receiving critical, commercial, and financial success under their own terms. Stats for Contrasting Album Art Trending: Older & Mild
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