Wake Up

From the Album Funeral
September 14, 2004 | Format: MP3

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  • Original Release Date: September 14, 2004
  • Label: Merge Records
  • Duration: 5:35 minutes
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  • ASIN: B000U7XZPA
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,238 Paid in Songs (See Top 100 Paid in Songs)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By TomCat on May 21, 2014
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A pretty good tune, but more importantly it's the song that's missing from the'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' soundtrack CD...
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By Matthew J. Childs on January 2, 2008
Arcade Fire toured the world in a hurricane of a tour supporting their album 'Neon Bible' in 2007 and 2008. The follow-up to 'Funeral,' their first full length album, 'Neon Bible' is one that some listeners have found to be somewhat of a creeper; it takes some listening to love. But it's aging well, and may prove to be a masterpiece yet.

However, 'Funeral' is still their best so far, most agree. And "Wake Up" is a slowly building emotional barn-burner that steals the show. Originally designed to be the opening song of their show, it became one of their trademarks too good to lead off with. It's a rolling, monumental song that the audience comes to see [along with "Tunnels" and "Rebellion (Lies)"] and, as such, became the song with which they wrap up the festivities, in a grand way. Take a listen and you'll see why and how.
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By Gloria Klauser on May 28, 2013
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this is such a great song, I only like a couple of songs by Arcade Fire, this is the best one!
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Rarely do I like songs that you hear in commercials or even on most radio stations. I mostly listen to local college radio stations when I listen to the radio at all. Despite this song's use in commercials, including a Super Bowl commercial, I really like this song. Surprisingly, it didn't receive that much radio airplay--at least not as much as most Super Bowl commercial songs do. This anthem-style rock is too rare these days, and this one hits the nail on the head. It's one of those songs that I enjoy so much that when it's over, I get a little sad. There are few songs I could listen to more than once in a day, but this one makes that short list.
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