In a current rating of one of the best Arcade Hearth songs, Steven Hyden laid out what we’ve all been considering since Funeral dropped in 2004:
With Arcade Hearth, I’ve realized to entertain two ideas concurrently in my head.
Thought No. 1: “This is among the most vital, hottest, and, at occasions, greatest indie-rock bands of the final 20 years.”
Thought No. 2: “Even after I actually like this band, they can be extraordinarily irritating.”
Hyden dives into this conundrum and extra with co-host Ian Cohen on the primary providing of Indiecast. Within the episode, Hyden and Cohen dive into the Canadian outfit’s discography, zeroing in on the band’s sprawling opus The Suburbs, a decade after it was launched. In 2011, Arcade Hearth shocked the world after they took residence the Album Of The Yr award on the Grammys for the album, the primary time the band ever took residence an award on the ceremony. It left many individuals questioning, “Who’s Arcade Hearth?” 10 years later, Arcade Hearth’s catalogue is among the most divisive in fashionable indie.