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The National: Alligator

Review by Ben Thompson, Daily Telegraph, 7 May 2005

AFTER A COUPLE of well-received but not exactly life-changing albums, this bookish Brooklyn-based quintet have achieved a kind of breakthrough with their third full-length release. ...

The National: Heaven Knows They're Miserablist Now

Interview by Chris Roberts, Uncut, January 2006

Brooklyn-based five-piece THE NATIONAL talk to Uncut about their fourth album, Alligator, a mesmerising blend of melancholy and mischief ...

The National: Boxer

Review by Adam Sweeting, Uncut, June 2007

TWELVE YEARS AGO, the five members of the National left their native Cincinnati and headed east for New York. As mid-westerners who can never think ...

The National: Gloomy … with a Hint of Sunshine

Report and Interview by Andrew Purcell, Guardian, The, 22 April 2010

IT WAS PAST SIX in the morning, in the bar of Bono's hotel in Dublin. The members of the National and REM were seated around ...

The National: High Violet

Review and Interview by Andrew Mueller, Uncut, June 2010

The Brooklynites set sail for the big time with their fifth LP. ...

The National: Trouble Will Find Me

Review by Ian Gittins, Virgin Media Music, 20 May 2013

IN THE EARLY '90s, Britain's hippest TV show was an imported American drama series named thirtysomething. The series told the stories of a group of ...

The National: Trouble Will Find Me

Review by Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, June 2013

THE SIXTH ALBUM from Brooklyn's The National sees them continue an impressive run of form which has left them seemingly on the verge of mainstream ...

The National: Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, Guardian, The, 27 June 2013

"WE PLAYED THE Barfly a few years ago," reminisces the National's singer Matt Berninger, making affectionate reference to the long-standing, archetypal indie sweatbox just down ...

4AD Records: Labelled with Love

Retrospective and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, Classic Pop, November 2013

A new book, Martin Aston's Facing The Other Way, tells the story of a label that scored just a single number one hit during the ...

The National's Bryce Dessner: A man of many talents

Report by Geoffrey Himes, Washington Post, The, 18 November 2016

Show: With the National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Jacomo Bairos on Friday at the Kennedy Center. ...

All Points East: Victoria Park, London

Live Review by Tim Cooper, Louder Than War, 4 June 2018

Saturday 2nd June: The National, The War On Drugs, Future Islands, Warpaint, Cat Power Sunday 3rd June: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Patti Smith, St ...

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