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Arcade Fire has uploaded their new album Reflektor in its entirety after the album leaked online ahead of its release date.
Toronto Star reports that the leak originted from a shop in Kilkenny, Ireland. The record store Rollercoaster Records began selling the album early.
A fan Twitter account that posts band news also reported that it was Rollercoaster Records, writing, "Rollercoaster Records (Kieran Street in Kilkenny, Ireland) is indeed the first reported shop to be selling #Reflektor on the planet."
Shortly after the tweet, Arcade Fire's manager Scott Rodger tweeted, "Not any more," as evidently a shop in Prague began selling the album.
Arcade Fire has been building up the release for the past few months and the latest promo is a Halloween-esque video, NME reports. The band spoke to the magazine about their interest in the supernatural as they recorded their album in Trident Castle in Jamaica, which is echoed in the video and how they actually filmed a horror movie.
"It was inspiring - we filmed a fake horror movie there, we had a lot of fun there. The one from the SNL special is the prequel," Win Butler said. NME asked if their horror movie would ever be released and he responded, "I don't know, be cool if it did right?"
The album can be heard in its entirety on YouTube here. What do you think of their latest work?