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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 23:14

Houston-native Arcade Fire dedicates song to Harvey victims

Written by  SPENCER DUKOFF, KATE FELDMAN

More than 1,600 miles away from home, Arcade Fire honored Houston during their show at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night.

Front man Win Butler and brother Will, who were raised in Houston, showed their respect to their hometown during their concert, including promoting the Hand in Hand telethon behind them on stage.

“Thank you for sharing that solidarity,” the band told the crowd before launching into “The Suburbs,” about growing up in Houston.

Houston was devastated by Hurricane Harvey nearly three weeks ago but is still struggling to return to normalcy after the storm’s damage.

Schools in the district have only begun reopening this week and a reported 130,000 properties were damaged or destroyed.

Five thousand people are estimated to still be living in Red Cross shelters.

Read more at NYDailyNews

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