Arcade Fire's live webcast to be directed by Terry Gilliam

Aracde-Fire-Terry-GilliamImage Credit: Kevin Westenberg; Inset: Tony Lowe/PR PhotosThe Arcade Fire’s August 5 webcast from Madison Square Gardens will be directed by legendary auteur Terry Gilliam, according to the AP. The Canadian band’s show is being broadcast via Vevo.

I could point out that, given Gilliam’s rep for overseeing cinematic disasters, there is a high chance the band’s set will in fact be abandoned halfway through because of bad weather—despite MSG being an indoor venue. But as I’m a big TG fan I instead suggest you check out the clip I’ve embedded after the jump, which features a musical interlude from the director’s first movie, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and a rare onscreen utterance from the man himself.

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  • Joey

    Let me be the first to say Arcade Fire suck worst than Miley.

    • Greg

      I’m sure I’m not the first to say that you cannot spell.

      • Hans M.

        This is actually a grammar issue and certainly points to the poor education of the poster… in many ways.

  • Noah R.

    I don’t mean to be nitpicky but Terry Jones actually directed that sequence in Holy Grail, not Terry Gilliam. Either way, I’m a huge fan of his work as I am Arcade Fire so I can’t wait for this.

  • Rachel

    Can’t wait! Love Arcade Fire!

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