Neon Bible

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Annotation

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Venue Information

Recorded and mixed: "the church", Québec, Canada
Additional recording: Win Butler and Régine Chassagne's house; St. James Anglican Church, Bedford, Québec, Canada; Église St. Jean Baptist Church, Montreal, Canada; Unknown location, New York, NY; Hungarian National Radio Studios, Budapest, Hungary (Orchestra and Choir)
Additional mixing: Olympic Studios, London, UK
Mastering: Metropolis Studios, London, UK

Orchestra and Choir sessions:

Session coordination and editing: Michael Pärt
Orchestra contractor: Csaba Lokos
Copyist: Daryl Griffith
Gospel singers (tracks 8 & 11) session coordinator: Katherine Cram
Thanks: Ven. Dr. Brian A. Evans, Archdeacon of Bedford (assistance during St. James Anglican Church recording); Église St. Jean Baptist Church, Montreal, Canada (use of organ)

Album cover shoot:

Production assistance: Jean-Luc Della Montagna for NúFilms
Director of photography: François Miron
Costumes: Renata Morales
Thanks: McGill Synchronized Swim Team; Jenny Craig; Elle Nunnerley-Paquette; Chloe Vice; Michelle Adelman

Miscellaneous

Website: Vincent Morisset; Olivier Groulx
General thanks: Scott Rogers (Quest Management); Liza Shaw (friendship love)
Name Neon Bible from novel by John Kennedy Toole, used with permission of Grove Press Inc. c/o Macintosh & Otis Ltd.

Annotation last modified on 2009-02-13 00:20 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Black Mirror
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
programming:
Hadji Bakara
producer:
Arcade Fire
additional mixer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Mark “Spike” Stent (producer, engineer)
guest harp:
Liza Rey
arranger:
Arcade Fire
recording of:
Black Mirror
orchestrator:
Régine Chassagne and Owen Pallett (Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist & vocalist)
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
3.354:13
2Keep the Car Running
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Nick Launay
arranger:
Arcade Fire
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 79)
recording of:
Keep the Car Running
orchestrator:
Régine Chassagne and Owen Pallett (Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist & vocalist)
writer:
Will Butler (Arcade Fire), Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Jeremy Gara, Timothy Kingsbury and Richard Reed Parry
43:29
3Neon Bible
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
programming:
Hadji Bakara
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Markus Dravs
arranger:
Arcade Fire
recording of:
Neon Bible
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
42:17
4Intervention
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Nick Launay
arranger:
Arcade Fire
recording of:
Intervention
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
4.654:19
5Black Wave/Bad Vibrations
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Markus Dravs
arranger:
Arcade Fire
recording of:
Black Wave/Bad Vibrations
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
33:58
6Ocean of Noise
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Nick Launay
guest brass:
Jacob Valenzuela and Martin Wenk
arranger:
Arcade Fire
recording of:
Ocean of Noise
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
44:54
7The Well and the Lighthouse
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Nick Launay
guest harp:
Liza Rey
arranger:
Arcade Fire
recording of:
The Well and the Lighthouse
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
2.853:57
8(Antichrist Television Blues)
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Nick Launay
guest choir vocals:
Shauna Callender, Joanne Degand, Chantel Gero, Tasha Gero and Jean Sherwood
arranger:
Arcade Fire
recording of:
(Antichrist Television Blues)
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
4.255:10
9Windowsill
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Nick Launay
arranger:
Arcade Fire
recording of:
Windowsill
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
34:16
10No Cars Go
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
producer:
Arcade Fire
additional mixer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Mark “Spike” Stent (producer, engineer)
arranger:
Arcade Fire
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 329)
recording of:
No Cars Go
orchestrator:
Régine Chassagne and Owen Pallett (Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist & vocalist)
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
4.255:44
11My Body Is a Cage
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) and Markus Dravs
programming:
Hadji Bakara
producer:
Arcade Fire
mixer:
Arcade Fire and Nick Launay
guest choir vocals:
Shauna Callender, Joanne Degand, Chantel Gero, Tasha Gero and Jean Sherwood
arranger:
Arcade Fire
phonographic copyright by:
Interscope Records (in 2021)
recording of:
My Body Is a Cage
lyricist and composer:
Arcade Fire
44:47

Credits

Release

art direction and design/illustration:Tracy Maurice
additional design/illustration:Morgan Charles
Maggie Fost
photography:Christophe Collette (photographer)
additional recording engineer:François Chevallier
Alex Droomgoole
Dave Emery (recording engineer)
Michael Feuerstack
Tom Hough
Sharon Levinson
James Ogilvie
recording engineer:Dénes Rédly
mastering:Frank Arkwright (UK mastering engineer)
guest brass:Pietro Amato
Edith Gruber
Margaret Gundara
Jake Henry
Laurent Ménard
Geoffrey Shoesmith
Colin Stetson
Andreas Stolzfus
guest cello:Mélanie Auclair
guest viola:Marika Anthony-Shaw
guest violin:Owen Pallett (Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist & vocalist)
conductor:István Silló
chorus master:Peter Drucker
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/922306 [info]
ASIN:UK: B000MMLODS [info]
UK: B000MMLOE2 [info]