Annotation

Additional credits:

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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 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Black Mirror
3.35 4:11
2 Keep the Car Running
3.5 3:29
3 Neon Bible
4 2:16
4 Intervention
4.5 4:19
5 Black Wave/Bad Vibrations
3 3:57
6 Ocean of Noise
4.35 4:53
7 The Well and the Lighthouse
3 3:56
8 (Antichrist Television Blues)
4.65 5:10
9 Windowsill
3 4:16
10 No Cars Go
4.5 5:43
11 My Body Is a Cage
4 4:47

Credits

CD 1

additional mixer:
Arcade Fire (tracks 1, 10)
arranger:
Arcade Fire (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Arcade Fire (tracks 1, 3–11)
guest brass:
Jacob Valenzuela (track 6)
Martin Wenk (track 6)
guest harp:
Liza Rey (tracks 1, 7)
guest choir vocals:
Shauna Callender (tracks 8, 11)
Joanne Degand (tracks 8, 11)
Chantel Gero (tracks 8, 11)
Tasha Gero (tracks 8, 11)
Jean Sherwood (tracks 8, 11)
lyricist:
Arcade Fire (tracks 1, 3–11)
mixer:
Arcade Fire (tracks 2–9, 11)
Nick Launay (tracks 2, 4, 6–9, 11)
Mark “Spike” Stent (producer, engineer) (tracks 1, 10)
Markus Dravs (tracks 3, 5)
orchestrator:
Régine Chassagne (tracks 1–2, 10)
Owen Pallett (tracks 1–2, 10)
producer:
Arcade Fire (tracks 1–11)
programming:
Hadji Bakara (tracks 1, 3, 11)
recording engineer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) (tracks 1–11)
Markus Dravs (tracks 1–11)
writer:
Will Butler (Arcade Fire) (track 2)
Win Butler (track 2)
Jeremy Gara (track 2)
Timothy Kingsbury (track 2)
Richard Reed Parry (track 2)
Régine Chassagne (track 2)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 79) (track 2)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 329) (track 10)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Black Mirror (track 1)
Intervention (track 4)
My Body Is a Cage (track 11)
Neon Bible (track 3)
No Cars Go (track 10)
Ocean of Noise (track 6)
Windowsill (track 9)