New Arcade Fire Album To Be Released With Eight Different Album Covers

    In an almost touching throwback to a time when people actually bought music, Arcade Fire have announced that their forthcoming LP will be released with eight different album covers. Whether or not every single one of them will attain the iconic, musical-era-defining status as the Funeral artwork remains unclear; all we have so far is that hazy, appropriately suburban image that everyone just assumed would be the only cover. Always trust the Arcade Fire to do things grandly. Wonder which one the leak will have…

     

    The Suburbs is out August 3 via Merge. [Pitchfork]