Radio stations usually have to pay every time they play a song, or pay for a certain amount of playtime, but also have to pay an initial licensing fee to be able to play the songs at all, so to limit costs they only purchase a small number of song licenses.
People in general want to hear the most popular songs, and want some consistency in their music, so ...
Try Broken Bells - The High Road.
modern but psychedelic-influenced
2 word artist name with longer first name
vaguely similar to "No Tale To Tell"
ambiguity between song and artist name
No weather connection
Not quarter notes in the ...
I found the source of the cover art and its connection to Switzerland. It's a painting by Albert Gantner from 1910, the year when the production and sale of Absinthe was prohibited. I found the painting on the Wikipedia page about Absinthe, in the section where the probihibition in Switzerland is mentioned.
The dead woman in the painting is the fée verte, ...
According to sourced content in Wikipedia, both albums are semi-autobiographical, with the earlier album drawing from all band members' experiences, and the later album centering more closely on the experiences of brothers Win and Will Butler (both members of Arcade Fire).
So from that point of view, I think it's entirely fair to perceive continuity between ...
The song clearly is not just about being literally hungry --not with ample sociopolitical imagery such as "farming babies, while the slaves are all working." But while it may present as an abstract statement about wealth and poverty, a little research reveals a more personal meaning:
"Hunger Strike" came about because of an existential crisis that ...
As explained in the relevant Wikipedia article:
After three art directors were rejected by the band and pressing was
behind schedule, Green Day asked the help of Chris Bilheimer, a friend
of Armstrong who had done covers for another group signed by Warner
Bros. Records, R.E.M.. Having just the album title to work on,
Bilheimer had some ideas, with ...
Hadouken, Does It Offend, You Yeah? and Modestep seem to fit the bill.
Wikipedia also lists these as similar to Hadouken:
Associated acts The Midnight Beast, Does It Offend You, Yeah?,
Pendulum, Noisia, Feed Me, Loadstar, Drumsound & Bassline Smith
This is SafetySuit - Someone Like You.
The guy throws the grocery bag of a woman:
The band plays at the beach, and there are four band members, all male:
The girl running and the stones are at 1:35.
The 360 side jump is at 3:38.
The introduction of Down In a Hole is a little a similar to the chord progressions of Cowgirl in the Sand by Neil Young and Horse With No Name by America. The high, held and wordless backing vocal is a little like that of the intro to Gimme Shelter by the Rolling Stones.