Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs – Arcade Fire – Rebellion (Lies) (2005)

434 – Arcade Fire – Rebellion (Lies) (2005)
Written by Arcade Fire
Produced by Arcade Fire
Label – Merge/Rough Trade

As Indie rock songs go “Rebellion (Lies)” is essentially simple in its execution and yet boundless in its energy and intensity. A driving, relentless rhythm track slowly smothered by entwining instrumentation, whilst Win Butler whines and wails a lament to the manipulation that destroys our existence. An arresting stomp that can’t fail to ignite aural astonishment years after its initial success.

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