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Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Regine Chassagne Welcome Baby Boy

RJ Cubarrubia
April 26, 2013
Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Regine Chassagne Welcome Baby Boy
Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Regine Chassagne Welcome Baby Boy

Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Regine Chassagne welcomed a baby boy this past weekend. The couple's first child was born on April 21st, and the news broke in an unusual way – Barry Mack, the pastor at Montreal's St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Saint-Lambert, made the announcement to Le Journal de Montréal.

Arcade Fire Recording at James Murphy's New York Studio

"C'était un mariage à leur image," Mack said. "C'est bien de voir qu'ils sont toujours ensemble et qu'ils ont aujourd'hui un bébé. C'est un peu rare dans l'industrie du divertissement." Spinner gave a rough translation to English: "It's good to see that they are still together and they now have a baby. It's a bit rare in the entertainment industry."

The name of the seven-pound baby boy was not given. Last month, Arcade Fire stopped by DFA Records' New York studio, owned by former LCD Soundsystem mastermind and DFA co-founder James Murphy, to record new tracks. They've been working on a follow-up to their 2010 album The Suburbs, though neither a release date nor title have been announced yet.

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This article originally appeared on Rolling Stone: Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Regine Chassagne Welcome Baby Boy