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Watch Arcade Fire’s Glitzy Performance of ‘We Exist’ on ‘Jools Holland’

The Reflektors land in the UK

By: Colin Joyce // May 31, 2014

In spite of all the recent controversy surrounding the song’s video, Arcade Fire’s Reflektor train rolled onward last week to British late-night TV institution Later…With Jools Holland for a performance of “We Exist.”

Rather than transpose their Arena-sized show to Jools’ tiny stage, the band stripped down, but glammed up, bringing along a handful of colorful suits and a disco ball for a glitzy (but not chintzy) performance of the Reflektor track.

After a months-long United States tour, Win Butler and co. are now bringing their double LP to Europe for a handful of dates (including last Thursday’s Primavera appearance) before continuing back stateside until late August. 

Watch video of the performance above.