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The Dark Side of The Arcade Fire

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Please tell me I'm not the only one who thinks of John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band every time I hear The Arcade Fire's "Keep the Car Running," off Neon Bible. I'm used to getting death threats for even suggesting that The Arcade Fire may be the most overrated band of the year but hey, it's not like I'm calling for Eddie and the Cruisers III.

They ripped off a band that ripped off the Boss... and surprise, surprise, the Boss loves 'em.

A couple weeks ago, Springsteen performed "Keep the Car Running" with Win and Régine of The Arcade Fire in Ottawa:

After the jump, Cafferty & the aforementioned Beaver Brown Band's "On the Dark Side." Go on, tell me I'm crazy.