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Arcade Fire returning to ’SNL’ for fifth time

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Arcade Fire is officially joining the five-timers club on Saturday Night Live.

Win Butler and company will make their milestone fifth appearance as the musical guest on the long-running NBC sketch show next month on May 7, the day after the band’s new album, WE, drops on May 6. The episode will be hosted by Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness star Benedict Cumberbatch.

“Ready for our five timer club jackets!” Arcade Fire tweeted while announcing the news.

Arcade Fire’s previous four SNL performances came in 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2018. They also appeared on a 2012 episode as a special guest alongside host Mick Jagger.

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