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Arcade Fire in Haiti: "I feel like it makes sense of me"

Edward Helmore, The Guardian, 26 February 2014

WHERE WOULD Arcade Fire be without the woo-hoos and dense rhythms that characterise many of their best songs? Likely not in Jacmel, a Haitian coastal town known for its artisans, where the band kicked off the annual Kanaval celebrations with a free midnight concert last weekend.

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