We'll soon get to see how Arcade Fire deal with the pressure of following the all conquering album The Suburbs, as the band have confirmed a 2013 release for their next record. A tweet on their official news channel Arcade Fire Tube announced "BREAKING! New Arcade Fire album coming next year, Mercury Records has confirmed" over the weekend.

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