|Somethin' filled up My heart with nothin', Someone told me not to cry. Now that I'm older, My heart's colder, And I can see that it's a...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
So long as we're unable or unwilling to fully recognize the healing aspect of embracing honest emotion in popular music, we will always approach the sincerity of an album like Funeral from a clinical distance. Still, that it's so easy to embrace this album's operatic proclamation of love and redemption speaks to the scope of The Arcade Fire's vision.
The New York TimesOne of the year's best indie-rock albums. [3 Oct 2004]
ISDec 30, 2004My vote for album of the year.
MarkLOct 2, 2005One of the best albums of the last decade.
roussellemApr 16, 2005Absolutely the most beautiful thing I have heard in ages. It grow better with every listen. Makes me feel the power that really great music Absolutely the most beautiful thing I have heard in ages. It grow better with every listen. Makes me feel the power that really great music does have- the power to really make me- feel.… Expand
JoestJun 3, 2007Imaginative, emphatic, catchy and inspiring. And a debut? The best album of the year, hands down.
Jun 10, 2012Terrific album!!! When I first listen to this (I was 11 years old), I've never listen to something like this. Indie rock first knock on myTerrific album!!! When I first listen to this (I was 11 years old), I've never listen to something like this. Indie rock first knock on my door: and it was great!!! Beautiful songs, funny but amazing lyrics (I always sing when I listen to the songs) . And who said Win Butler is not a great singer? He fits perfectly in the songs. Who you were expecting to sing? Franky? Tony? C'mon!!… Expand
Apr 9, 2014Damn! What a great album. This really made a breakout in the music scene. After ''Funeral'' had come out, nothing was the same. All the albumDamn! What a great album. This really made a breakout in the music scene. After ''Funeral'' had come out, nothing was the same. All the album is built in order to reach ''Rebellion (lies)'', the masterpiece, THE song. Goosebumps. These are Arcade Fire. Great great album.… Expand
joeKMar 7, 2007this album is rated way too high for something so bad
Published: December 15, 2009We collect over 20 best-of-the-decade lists from leading music publications and websites, and reveal which albums turn up the most.
Published: December 15, 2009Our best of the decade coverage begins with a look at the top-rated albums and artists of the past 10 years. Who finished on top? A band from Austin, and a record that was 37 years in the making.
Awards & Rankings
|Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band [50th Anniversary Edition Deluxe Version] - The Beatles|
|DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar|
|Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 1984-2014 [Box Set] - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds|
|Singles: The Definitive 45's Collection - Sun Ra|
|Kickin Child: Lost Columbia Album 1965 - Dion|
|A Crow Looked at Me - Mount Eerie|
|Black Origami - Jlin|
|Singles [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] [Deluxe Edition] - Various Artists|
|Eternity, In Your Arms - Creeper|
|The Order of Time - Valerie June|
|50 Song Memoir - Magnetic Fields|
|Leftism 22 [Reissue] - Leftfield|
|Fantasizing About Being Black - Otis Taylor|
|Guppy - Charly Bliss|
|Obituary - Obituary|
|The Thin Black Duke - Oxbow|
|Run the Jewels 3 - Run the Jewels|
|Arca - Arca|
|More Scared of You than You Are of Me - The Smith Street Band|
|What in the Natural World - Jake Xerxes Fussell|