Label: Columbia – 19439971221 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album Country: USA & Canada Released: May 6, 2022 Genre: Rock Style: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock
We (stylized as WE or "WE") is the sixth studio album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on May 6, 2022, through Columbia Records. Produced by Nigel Godrich and band members Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, the album was recorded in New Orleans; El Paso, Texas; and Mount Desert Island in Maine. The album takes its name from the Russian dystopian novel We by Yevgeny Zamyatin. It is the final album to feature multi-instrumentalist Will Butler, who departed the band in 2021 shortly after its completion.
We was preceded by two singles: "The Lightning I, II" and "Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)". The album received generally positive reviews from music critics and received moderate commercial success. It debuted at number six on the on the US Billboard 200 chart, earning 32,000 album-equivalent units (including 26,500 copies in pure album sales) in its first week.