Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Readies Debut Album

March 6, 2015 12:29 AM

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Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Readies Debut Album

Arcade Fire has spent the past few years selling out arenas in the U.S. and Europe, winning Grammys and headlining music festivals. Frontman Win Butler and his wife, Régine Chassagne, who co-founded the Montreal-based rock band, usually get most of the attention. But another Arcade Fire member, Win’s younger brother, Will Butler, is moving into the spotlight, with a debut album coming out Tuesday.

Will Butler, along with Canadian composer and performer Owen Pallett, was nominated for an Oscar last year for best original score for Spike Jonze’s “Her.” Though all Arcade Fire’s members worked on the film’s music, the Academy nominates individuals and not bands. Messrs. Butler and Pallett were ho...

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