Neufeld performing with Belle Orchestre
August 27, 1979 |
Merville, British Columbia or Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
|Instruments||Violin, keyboards, backing vocals|
|Associated acts||Arcade Fire, Bell Orchestre, The Luyas|
Sarah Neufeld (born August 27, 1979) is a Canadian violinist and current touring member of the indie rock band Arcade Fire. Neufeld was a core member of the band on its second and third studio albums, Neon Bible (2007) and The Suburbs (2010), and contributed as an additional musician on the albums, Funeral (2004) and Reflektor (2013), and their subsequent tours.
She is also a member of the post rock band Bell Orchestre, alongside Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry and former Arcade Fire member Pietro Amato. At age 18, she moved from East Vancouver to Montreal, Quebec, with electronic artist Tim Hecker, where she subsequently joined both bands. She currently lives in Montreal between tours. In 2009 Neufeld joined The Luyas.
She released her first solo album, Hero Brother, 20 August 2013.
- Hero Brother (2013)
- Black Ground EP (2014)
Collaborations with Other Artists
- Never were the way she was (2015) with Colin Stetson
- Derdeyn, Stuart (2007-03-06). "Band really on fire with Neon Bible". The Province. p. B3.
- Gavin Edwards (2011-02-14). "The Magnificent Seven: Rolling Stones 2007 Feature on Arcade Fire | Music News". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2013-05-06.
- "Arcade Fire's Sarah Neufeld Announces Solo Album Hero Brother, Listen to a Track | News". Pitchfork. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-05-06.
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