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5 O'Clock Shadow | Arcade Fire/Tears for Fears

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“Ready to Start” comes from Arcade Fire’s third album, entitled The Suburbs. Released October of 2010, the indie rock band from Montreal performed the song at the 53rd Grammy Awards, right after the album won Album of the Year, and they performed the song at the Brit Awards some days later. Speaking of British, the song climaxed at 67 on the UK Singles Chart. So much UK exposure must have caught the attention of the English new wave band, Tears for Fears, because they recorded their own version of the song after.