Listen to Arcade Fire’s new carnival track “Ann Ale!”
Win Butler and Regine Chassagne team up with the Preservation Hall Horns and RAM.
On Feb. 6, Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Regine Chassagne are partnering with Preservation Hall in New Orleans for their inaugural Krewe du Kanaval event, a parade from the French Quarter to Congo Square in celebration of Haitian Carnival. Today, they've released the official theme song of the event, a collaboration between Butler and Chassagne along with the Preservation Hall Horns and Haitian band RAM titled "Ann Ale! (Let's Go!)". The jubilant track recalls the uptempo moments of Arcade Fire's 2013 record, Reflektor.
Each of the "Ann Ale!" collaborators will perform at Kanaval. All proceeds from the event will go toward Preservation Hall and Chassagne's KANPE Foundation, which aims to ensure financial autonomy in impoverished Haitian communities. Learn more about Kanaval and stream "Ann Ale!" here.