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Album of the Week: The National

Alex Lahey Is the Runner-up (Plus Stream New Albums and EPs from Interpol; Carly Rae Jepsen; Tyler, The Creator; and More)

May 17, 2019

The National released a new album, I Am Easy to Find, today via 4AD and it's our Album of the Week. Find more info on the album her, as well as on a strong runner-up that was almost our Album of the Week. There are also streams of other notable albums released today. More

The National – Stream the New Album

I Am Easy to Find Out Now via 4AD

May 17, 2019

The National have released a new album, I Am Easy to Find, today via 4AD. It is accompanied by a 24-minute short film directed by Mike Mills and starring Oscar-winning Swedish actress Alicia Vikander. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

The National Share Mike Mills-Directed “I Am Easy to Find” Short Film Starring Alicia Vikander

Band Also Share Videos of Two Commentary Tracks and a Live Q&A Hosted by Julien Baker

May 13, 2019

The National are releasing a new album, I Am Easy to Find, which is accompanied by a 24-minute short film directed by Mike Mills and starring Oscar-winning Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, this Friday (May 17) via 4AD. Now they have shared the full short film several days early. They have also released two separate commentary videos on the film, one by Mills and one by frontman Matt Berninger and his wife (and lyric co-writer) Carin Besser. And there is also a video of a live Q&A in New York about the film featuring Mills and the band, hosted by Julien Baker. More

Apr 04, 2019

The National are releasing a new album, I Am Easy to Find, which is accompanied by a 24-minute short film directed by Mike Mills and starring Oscar-winning Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, on May 17 via 4AD. Previously they shared its first single, "You Had Your Soul with You" (which was our #1 Song of the Week), as well as a trailer for the film. Now they have shared another song from the album, closing track "Light Years," via a video made up of footage from the film, with Vikander playing a woman seen through the years, from childhood to motherhood. More

The National Announce New Album and Film Starring Alicia Vikander, Share New Song

I Am Easy to Find Due Out May 17 via 4AD, Listen to “You Had Your Soul with You” and Watch the Film’s Trailer

Mar 05, 2019

The National have announced a new album, I Am Easy to Find, which is accompanied by a 24-minute short film directed by Mike Mills and starring Oscar-winning Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, and shared its first single, "You Had Your Soul with You," as well as a trailer for the film. The band have also announced some more tour dates on top of the five intimate shows they announced last week. More