No Cars Go

No Cars Go (Arcade Fire)

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"No Cars Go" is a song by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire. It is the fourth single released from the band's second full-length album, Neon Bible. The release date was due to be July 23, 2007 but the release was delayed to August 6, 2007.

The song title is taken from the solo project of Arcade Fire member Brendan Reed.

The song first appeared on the band's self-released debut EP Arcade Fire and was re-recorded for Neon Bible.

Some pressings of the single list the B-side as "Surf City Eastern Block" and some list it as "Surf City Eastern Bloc".

"No Cars Go" was used by Fox Sports in a post-halftime montage that aired during its coverage of Super Bowl XLII, and possibly for similar segments in other NFL on Fox broadcasts throughout the 2007 season. Following the Super Bowl broadcast, the band said it would consider legal action against Fox, claiming that the network did not seek permission to use the song.

The song was featured in Eric Bana's 2009 documentary film Love The Beast.

The song is featured in Fully Flared, a skateboarding video released by Lakai Limited Footwear in 2007.

In the UK, the song was also featured in Top Gear's video montage/preview at the beginning of...

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