Win Butler

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Edwin Farnham Butler III (born April 14, 1980) is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist.wikipedia
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Arcade Fire

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He is one of the co-founders of Montreal-based indie rock band Arcade Fire.
Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother William Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

William Butler (musician)

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His wife Régine Chassagne and younger brother Will Butler are both members of the band. He lived in Buenos Aires before his brother Will was born.
He is the brother of Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler.

Régine Chassagne

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His wife Régine Chassagne and younger brother Will Butler are both members of the band. Butler moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 2000 to attend McGill University, where he met his future wife, Régine Chassagne, whom he married in 2003.
She is married to co-founder Win Butler.

The Woodlands, Texas

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Butler was born in Truckee, California, and raised in The Woodlands, Texas, with a Mormon upbringing.

The King Sisters

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His maternal grandmother, Luise, was a member of The King Sisters, who starred in a weekly variety program on ABC called The King Family Show.
More prominently, Luise's grandsons Win and William Butler are also musicians as part of the rock band Arcade Fire.

Alvino Rey

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Butler's maternal grandfather was jazz steel guitarist Alvino Rey, a pioneer bandleader whose career spanned eight decades.
Rey's daughter, Liza Rey, is the mother of Win and Will Butler, members of Canadian indie rock group Arcade Fire.

Do They Know It's Hallowe'en?

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Butler participated in the 2005 UNICEF benefit project, "Do They Know It's Hallowe'en?," along with Chassagne.

Truckee, California

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Butler was born in Truckee, California, and raised in The Woodlands, Texas, with a Mormon upbringing.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

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On February 12, 2015, Butler participated in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and scored 8 points and had 12 rebounds.
This game featured 20 players including Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, 2014 Little League World Series female pitcher Mo'ne Davis, WNBA player Skylar Diggins, Paralympic athlete Blake Leeper, NBA hall of famer Chris Mullin, and Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera.

Shut Up and Play the Hits

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Murphy immediately responded, "ladies and gentlemen, for our live record entitled 'Shut Up and Play the Hits'" and Butler's cry later became the title of the well-received documentary of the concert.
The film's title is a reference to the moment Win Butler of Arcade Fire shouts "shut up and play the hits" as James introduces the song.

Phillips Exeter Academy

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At the age of 15, Butler started attending the Phillips Exeter Academy preparatory school in New Hampshire, where he lived in Abbot Hall.
Other notable alumni include businessmen Joseph Coors, Michael Lynton, Tom Steyer, Mark Zuckerberg, David Goel, and Stephen Mandel; lawyer Bradley Palmer; entrepreneur and presidential candidate Andrew Yang, journalist Drew Pearson, Dwight Macdonald, James F. Hoge, Jr., Paul Klebnikov, Trish Regan, Suzy Welch, and Sarah Lyall; actors Michael Cerveris, Catherine Disher, Jack Gilpin, and Alessandro Nivola; film director Howard Hawks; musicians Bill Keith, Benmont Tench, China Forbes, Ketch Secor, Win Butler and William Butler; historians Robert Cowley, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., and Brooks D. Simpson; writers Roxane Gay and Joyce Maynard; screenwriters Tom Whedon and Tom Mankiewicz; baseball players Robert Rolfe and Sam Fuld; educators Jared Sparks and Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.; composer Adam Guettel; humorist Greg Daniels; mathematicians Shinichi Mochizuki, David Mumford, and Lloyd Shapley, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in economics; economist Paul Romer, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in economics, computer scientist Adam D'Angelo (co-founder of Quora); and philosopher and evolutionary biologist Daniel Dennett.

The Box (2009 film)

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The two also collaborated on the music for the Richard Kelly film The Box.
In December 2008, it was announced that Win Butler and Regine Chassagne of Canadian band Arcade Fire, and Owen Pallett provided an original score for the film.

James Murphy (electronic musician)

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During James Murphy's stumbling introduction to the song, Butler shouted out "shut up and play the hits!"
Murphy worked on Arcade Fire's fourth studio album Reflektor. A Win Butler interview conducted by Rolling Stone revealed that he thought of LCD Soundsystem "like New Order and the B-52's".

McGill University

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Butler moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 2000 to attend McGill University, where he met his future wife, Régine Chassagne, whom he married in 2003.
Composer and six-time Grammy award winner Burt Bacharach studied music at McGill, and Win Butler and Régine Chassagne of the Grammy Award winning group Arcade Fire met while studying at McGill.

Canadian Americans

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Edwin Farnham Butler III (born April 14, 1980) is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist.

Montreal

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He is one of the co-founders of Montreal-based indie rock band Arcade Fire. Butler moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 2000 to attend McGill University, where he met his future wife, Régine Chassagne, whom he married in 2003.

Indie rock

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He is one of the co-founders of Montreal-based indie rock band Arcade Fire.

Buenos Aires

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He lived in Buenos Aires before his brother Will was born.

Jazz

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Butler's maternal grandfather was jazz steel guitarist Alvino Rey, a pioneer bandleader whose career spanned eight decades.

Steel guitar

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Butler's maternal grandfather was jazz steel guitarist Alvino Rey, a pioneer bandleader whose career spanned eight decades.

American Broadcasting Company

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His maternal grandmother, Luise, was a member of The King Sisters, who starred in a weekly variety program on ABC called The King Family Show.

The King Family Show

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His maternal grandmother, Luise, was a member of The King Sisters, who starred in a weekly variety program on ABC called The King Family Show.

Halliburton

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His father, Edwin Farnham Butler II, worked as a geologist for oil conglomerate Halliburton in Houston, Texas.

Houston

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His father, Edwin Farnham Butler II, worked as a geologist for oil conglomerate Halliburton in Houston, Texas.

Mount Desert Island

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They currently live on Mount Desert Island, Maine.