Arcade Fire Shares ‘Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)’ Single

Hear the second single off ‘WE.’

By Nate Todd Apr 27, 2022 9:57 am PDT

Arcade Fire released a new single, “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid).” The song is set for the Montreal-based band’s upcoming album, WE, due out through Columbia Records On May 6.

Arcade Fire heralded WE in March with the lead single “The Lightning I, II.” The band performed “The Lightning I, II” at a recent concert in New York City and also delivered it it at a benefit for Ukraine in New Orleans.

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The band led by Win Butler has also road-tested the latest single, “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid),” giving an emotional performance of the tune most recently during a surprise set at Coachella. Butler and company have now released the studio version of the song.

Win detailed the new single:

There’s nothing saccharine about unconditional love in a world that is coming apart at the seams. WE need each other, in all of our imperfection. ‘Lookout Kid’ is a reminder, a lullaby for the end times, sung to my son, but for everyone… Trust your heart, trust your mind, trust your body, trust your soul. Shit is going to get worse before it gets better, but it always gets better, and no one’s perfect. Let me say it again. No one’s perfect.

Listen to “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)” below: