Arcade Fire ‎– The Suburbs

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There are eight variations of the artwork for the CD version, denoted by the last character of the catalogue number (A - H).

"The Suburbs" won Album of the Year at the 2011 Grammy Awards, Best International Album at the 2011 BRIT Awards, Album of the Year at the 2011 Juno Awards, and the 2011 Polaris Music Prize for best Canadian album.

Tracklist

The Suburbs 5:15
Ready To Start 4:16
Modern Man 4:40
Rococo 3:57
Empty Room 2:52
City With No Children 3:12
Half Light I 4:14
Half Light II (No Celebration) 4:27
Month Of May 3:51
Wasted Hours 3:21
Deep Blue 4:28
We Used To Wait 5:01
Sprawl I (Flatland) 2:54
Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) 5:26
Suburban War 4:45
The Suburbs (Continued) 1:28

Versions (45)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(2xLP, Album, Gat) Merge Records, Sonovox Records MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
none Arcade Fire The Suburbs(16xFile, ALAC, Album, 44.) Mercury none Europe 2010
none Arcade Fire The Suburbs(16xFile, MP3, Album, VBR) Universal Music International Division none Germany 2010
none Arcade Fire The Suburbs(16xFile, MP3, Album, VBR) Mercury none Europe 2010
2743427 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(2xLP, Album, Gat) City Slang 2743427 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
2743427 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(2xLP, Album, Gat) City Slang 2743427 UK & Ireland 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/F, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) City Slang, Sonovox Records 2742629/F, 2742629 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/E, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) City Slang, Sonovox Records 2742629/E, 2742629 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/A Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) Sonovox Records 2742629/A Europe 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/B, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) City Slang, Sonovox Records 2742629/B, 2742629 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
URA333 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) Sonovox Records URA333 Australia 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/C, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) City Slang, Sonovox Records 2742629/C, 2742629 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
DM6640, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) Universal Music Korea, City Slang DM6640, 2742629 South Korea 2010 Sell This Version
4605026706118 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) Universal Music Russia 4605026706118 Russia 2010 Sell This Version
60252742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) Universal Music 60252742629 Brazil 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/A, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) City Slang, Sonovox Records 2742629/A, 2742629 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/G, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) City Slang, Sonovox Records 2742629/G, 2742629 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/H, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) City Slang, Sonovox Records 2742629/H, 2742629 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/D, 2742629 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album) City Slang, Sonovox Records 2742629/D, 2742629 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/C Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album + 7", S/Sided, Ltd, W/Lbl) City Slang 2742629/C Europe 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Bei) Merge Records MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Blu) Merge Records MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Cre) Merge Records MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Cya) Merge Records MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/G Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Dig) Universal 2742629/G Argentina 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/A Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Gat) Universal Music Group 2742629/A Mexico 2010 Sell This Version
2742629/G Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Gat) City Slang 2742629/G Europe 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Gre) Merge Records MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
UICR-1085 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Ltd) Universal Music UICR-1085 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Pin) Merge Records MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Promo) Merge Records MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Red) Merge Records MRG385 USA & Canada 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Unofficial) Merge Records (4) MRG385 US 2010 Sell This Version
Z89847 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Arcade Fire) Z89847 Russia 2010 Sell This Version
MRG385 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, Yel) Merge Records MRG385 USA & Canada 2010 Sell This Version
MRG420 Arcade Fire The Suburbs | Scenes From The Suburbs(CD, Album + DVD-V) Merge Records MRG420 US 2011 Sell This Version
none Arcade Fire The Suburbs(18xFile, MP3, Album, Dlx, 320) Universal Music none Europe 2011
CD11102 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD) Universal CD11102 China 2011 Sell This Version
UICR-1091 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album + DVD-V) Sonovox, Universal Music UICR-1091 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
2770134 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album + DVD-V) Universal 2770134 Argentina 2011 Sell This Version
2770134 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album + DVD-V) Sonovox 2770134 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
none Arcade Fire The Suburbs(16xFile, MP3, Album, RE, 320) Sony Music CG none US 2017
88985462631 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Columbia 88985462631 UK, Europe & US 2017 Sell This Version
889854624828 Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, RE) Legacy 889854624828 US 2018 Sell This Version
2742629/H Arcade Fire The Suburbs(CD, Album, RE) Universal 2742629/H Europe Unknown Sell This Version

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bmeagan

bmeagan

May 2, 2021
edited 3 days ago
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 88985462631
Sides one & two are perfect. Sides 3 & 4 have some pops. (Comment below mentions same problem). In any case, not a serious problem, and on the whole, on sides 3 & 4 there are only one or two clicks heard only when music is quiet. Doesn´t disrupt the sound quality. Well worth the purchase if you get it for 20 or so euros/dollars. Sounds good. Good pressing overall.
ihatekant

ihatekant

April 9, 2021
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 88985462631

Super nice glossy sleeve. Disc 1 sounds great but my Disc 2 is full of pops and cracks which are present even after wood glue cleaning.
kingstring23

kingstring23

March 27, 2021
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 88985462631
Mastering and sound is good on my copy, but the there is quite a lot of surface noise. Mostly only audible during quiet parts
carterwrombouts

carterwrombouts

February 9, 2021
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 88985462631

really great pressing, mastering is slightly shallow but still very good
Gwendalmadec

Gwendalmadec

January 25, 2021
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, Gat, 2743427
I ve a release with thèse Matrix/runout informations.
But the bar code is the one of UK/Ireland release.... 602527434278
It makes me confuse.
Can someone help me ? Thanx
brklyn_

brklyn_

January 2, 2021
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, Gat, MRG385

Christmas gift, never heard of them. My brother-in-law has an ear for bands of this genre and I'm glad he thought of me when getting an extra copy. I've come to accept the variants in the way vinyls play versus their digital counterpart, and I'm happy with the sound quality of this record. It's not muffled, the vocals are clear and the physical appearance has evenly cut grooves. This is just great. I may have modern man on repeat for the next few days lol
moneycannon

moneycannon

November 30, 2020
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 88985462631
Overall good sound quality. Although my copy does have noticeable surface noise throughout even after a wet cleaning.
gregboyd

gregboyd

November 23, 2020
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, Gat, MRG385
I was checking out these reviews because I am revisiting this album 10 years on now after listening to Digital or CD primarily over the years in the car or at work etc. The LP has been on my shelf at home most of the time since its release. Anyway, this vinyl version seemed to lack bass and I was somewhat weirded out. After checking others' reviews here, I've revisited the album for a more critical listen. It seems to be true, this version is indeed mixed differently vs. digital formats and I guess that's what I'm detecting. It's more forward in some ways, but also has this airiness that digital doesn't. The bass does not 'kick' either but to the benefit of everything else sonically. This Merge copy is dead silent and a nice physical product.
Challenge56

Challenge56

August 15, 2020
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 88985462631
Excellent pressing if you are looking for a copy I would go for this one
CazzoDiMare

CazzoDiMare

May 29, 2020
referencing The Suburbs, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 88985462631

Great Album and an absolute flawless Pressing!
I repeat to get enough words. Great Pressing!