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Listen: Arcade Fire covers Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day” and “Satellite of Love”

on October 29, 2013, 9:57am

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On Monday night, Arcade Fire took part in an NPR “First Listen” session from Los Angeles’ Capitol Studios. While they were there to play in support of Reflektor, the band joined the likes of Neil YoungPearl Jam, and Arctic Monkeys, among others, in paying homage to the late Lou Reed with a covers medley. The band bookended their performance of “Supersymmetry” with brief covers of “Perfect Day” and “Satellite of Love”. Replay the full performance at NPR; scroll to the 17:20 mark to hear “Supersymmetry” and the covers.

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