Arcade Fire debut new song; Will Butler reworks Roy Orbison song for 4th of July

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Will Butler, center, with the rest of Arcade Fire in London (photo: @donlukegreene)

Will Butler is busy right now with Arcade Fire, who are releasing their new album out at the end of the month, but he just shared a new solo song. “Anything You Want / 4 July 17″ was released on Independence Day and clearly has themes of that American holiday running through its veins and lyrics. It’s also a rewrite of Roy Orbison’s 1989 hit “You Got It,” turning it into a jazzy solo piano number, and you can listen to it below.

Meanwhile, Arcade Fire played an intimate gig at London’s York Hall on July 4, where their set included the debut of Everything Now song “Chemistry.” As NME points out, they’re also selling a t-shirt that is a riff on Kylie and Kendall Jenner’s derided “rock tee” fashion line (that got hit with a cease-and-desist order from The Doors). You can check out fan-shot video of “Chemistry,” and check out the show’s setlist, below.

Arcade Fire’s tour his MSG in September.

New @arcadefire song at York Halls tonight – Chemistry @ArcadeFiretube

— Ian Reynolds (@ianreynolds_5) July 4, 2017

SETLIST: Arcade Fire @ York Hall, London 7/4/2017
Everything Now
Rebellion (Lies)
Neighborhood #2 (Laika) (Tour Debut)
Here Comes the Night Time
Chemistry (Live Debut)
Signs of Life
No Cars Go
We Used to Wait (Tour Debut)
Neon Bible
Ready to Start
Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
Creature Comfort
Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)
Wake Up

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