Universal - Volbeat's Michael Poulsen discusses the impact guitarist/producer Rob…
- Posted on Feb 3rd 2010 4:00PM by Benjy Eisen
Now, Arcade Fire are leading by example: the band announced on Wednesday that they have licensed the song 'Wake Up,' off their 2004 breakthrough 'Funeral,' to the NFL for use in this Sunday's Super Bowl (and on any subsequent airings). All proceeds from the license will go directly to Partners in Health's relief efforts. That includes all sides of the licensing agreement -- both the mechanical and the publishing --from both Merge Records and Bank Robber Music, respectively.
Of course, it's curious that of all the songs they could've picked from 'Funeral,' they didn't go with 'Haiti.' Or would that have been too obvious?