We've got five years, what a surprise...
Some of you may have heard an unfamiliar live version of Five Years on
Well, as the bat-eared among you may have spotted, it was actually the rather splendid version from Fashion Rocks with
The song is to be released as one of the tracks on an audio only digital EP, the other tracks being Wake Up with Arcade Fire and David's performance of Life On Mars? with
The Live EP will be available via iTunes world-wide from November 21st. However, a download single only of Wake Up from the EP will be available via iTunes in the UK for one week only from November 14th.
Proceeds from the downloads will go to Hurricane Katrina relief charities.
Meanwhile, the UK single for Arcade Fire's own version of Wake Up will be released next Tuesday through
The reverse side of the vinyl will be a specially designed etched graphic, following in the steps of previous vinyl singles from the band which have been variously: luminous, clear and white vinyl.
You can watch the video and pre-order the 7" of Wake Up
Congratulations are due to Arcade Fire for getting the #1 album of 2005 in the UNCUT top 100 with Funeral. Funny, it was David Bowie's album of the year in 2004 too!