All the news that’s fit to sing: Arcade Fire’s Will Butler’s strange new habit

02.20.15 2 years ago

Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Will Butler will release his first solo album Policy on March 10th, and to prep for the event, the brother of Win will sit down with The Guardian each morning starting February 23rd to create a week's worth of songs pulled from the newspaper's headlines, which The Guardian will then premiere. Speaking about the project, Butler admits that the early works of Bob Dylan influenced this rapid-fire approach to songwriting. “It was partly inspired by Bob Dylan, who used to announce that certain songs were based…

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