Top 25 Songs
Indie rock band formed in Montreal, Canada, in 2000. Helmed by husband and wife Win Butler (vocals, guitar, piano, bass, mandolin) and Régine Chassagne (vocals, accordion, piano, keyboards, hurdy gurdy, etc.: 2001-). Other members: Will Butler (synthesizers, etc.: 2003-2021), Richard Reed Parry (guitar, etc.: 2003-), Tim Kingsbury (bass, etc.: 2003-), and Jeremy Gara (drums, percussion, etc.: 2004-). Touring members include Sarah Neufeld (violin, piano, etc.: 2003-), Tiwill Durprate (percussion: 2013-), Stuart Bogie (saxophone: 2014-), Paul Beaubrun (multi-instrumentalist: 2022-), Dan Boeckner (multi-instrumentalist: 2022-).
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Top 25 Songs
Dave’s Music Database lists are determined by song’s appearances on best-of lists as well as chart success, sales, radio airplay, streaming, and awards.
DMDB Top 5%:
1. Wake Up (2004)
DMDB Top 10%:
3. Reflektor (2013)
DMDB Top 20%:
7. Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) (2010)
Beyond the DMDB Top 20%:
10. I Give You Power (with Mavis Staples, 2017)
21. Black Mirror (2007)
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First posted 5/2/2022; last updated 5/3/2022.