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Arcade Fire play Capitol Records rooftop gig

Arcade Fire play Capitol Records rooftop gig

BAND ON FIRE: Win Butler, right, and his wife and bandmate Regine Chassagne, left, of Arcade Fire. The band is riding a wave of publicity following the release of its latest album, "Reflektor." Photo: Associated Press

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire lit up the night above Hollywood on Tuesday night when they performed on the roof of Capitol Records building.

Win Butler and his band performed 12 songs on the roof of the landmark to mark the release of the band’s new album “Reflektor.”

As part of the sky-high set, the group performed a segment from Lou Reed’s “Satellite of Love” as a tribute to the late rock star, who died on Sunday.

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