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Father John Misty covers Arcade Fire (The Greatest Canuck Band Ever*)

by Ken Sumka

88Nine's Justin Barney will one day be the curator of the Father John Misty Hall of Fame, should that ever come to fruition. He's the uberfan of the crew here, so it came as no surprise Justin recommended Mr. Misty's recent cover of Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs." Arcade Fire was recently named "Best Canadian Band Ever*" in a CBC poll, besting Rush (#3), The Band (#2) and New Pornographers (#10). So in honor of that, Mr. Misty laid down a spartan, acoustic reading of the Arcade Fire song.



 Here's the cover:

*Any poll in which Nickleback ranks in the Top 20 anything is a bit suspect.

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