The Suburbs is the upcoming third album by Canadian Indie Rock band Arcade Fire. The album was announced May 27, 2010, and is scheduled for release on August 3, 2010 in North America. Coinciding with the announcement the band released a limited edition 12-inch single containing two tracks from the album, "The Suburbs" and "Month of May". Band Members Win and William Butler discussed the album in an interview with National Public Radio on May 27. The album, which will be relased by Merge Records was recorded in win Butler and Regine Chassange's residence in Montreal, in the band's recording studio in Quebec, and in New York City. The Butlers indicate that the album's title and songwriting were inspired by their upbringing in the Suburbs of Houston, Texas.