Arcade Fire's The Suburbs

Listen: Arcade Fire's "Culture War" and "Speaking In Tongues"

As The Alternate Side previously reported, Merge Records will re-release Arcade Fire's Grammy-winning album The Suburbs on August 2 as a CD/DVD with previously unreleased tracks. Two of those tracks, one featuring David Byrne, debuted last night on BBC Radio 1 and have already invaded the internet.

Radio 1's Zane Lowe played the David Byrne collaboration, "Speaking In Tongues," and another track, "Culture War," on his show yesterday and, not surprisingly, within minutes the songs had made their way to blogs and YouTube.

The Suburbs deluxe edition, released by Merge, will also include a DVD of the Spike Jonze short film "Scenes From The Suburbs" and accompanying documentary, and an 80-page booklet with lyrics and photos.

The blogsite Listen Before You Buy was fairly speedy posting both "Speaking in Tongues" and "Culture War."

Arcade Fire - Speaking In Tongues by ListenBeforeYouBuy

Arcade Fire - Culture War by ListenBeforeYouBuy

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