The suburbs of this country are becoming plagued with unemployment, bankruptcy, and foreclosure. Once the ideal instilled in us for the American Dream (white picket fences and apple pies sitting on windowsills) they have now been morphed by this Great Recession.

This latest album by the Arcade Fire is our Grapes of Wrath. Listen to it and you will hear why I make that statement. The below video is easily the best song on the album, Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains).

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