Your Favourite Featured Album for Tuesday 30th August 2011, 1.30 - 3.30 pm (NSW time) was :
"The Suburbs", by Arcade Fire (2010)
* What does this album remind you of?
* Who were you with when you first heard music from this album?
* Why does this albums' music sound special to you?
* What were you doing when you first heard music from this album?
* How does hearing songs from this album make you feel?
- The Suburbs is the third studio album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released in August 2010.
- The album debuted at #1 on the Irish Albums Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, and the Canadian Albums Chart.
- It won Album of the Year at the 2011 Grammy Awards, Best International Album at the 2011 BRIT Awards and Album of the Year at the 2011 Juno Awards.
- Two weeks after winning Album of the Year, the album jumped from No. 52 to No. 12 on the Billboard 200, the album's highest ranking since August 2010.
- On June 16 2011, the album was named as a longlisted nominee for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize. On July 6th, the album was named as a short listed (one of ten) nominee for the 2011 award. (Source)
- 2010 in music ... just last year ...