THE NATIONAL

Shares the single and video ‘Light Years’, taken from their new album 'I Am Easy To Find' Out 17th May on 4AD.

The video features scenes from the short film I Am Easy To Find, directed by Academy Award-nominated director Mike Mills (20th Century Women, Beginners), and starring Academy

Award Winner Alicia Vikander. I Am Easy To Find is the band’s eighth studio album and will be released on 17th May.  

 

With the recent album announcement, the band shared the opening track 

‘You Had Your Soul With You’ featuring the vocals of longtime David Bowie

collaborator Gail Ann Dorsey.

 

A companion short film with the same name will also be released with music by The National and inspired by the album.  More film details to be released at a later date.  

 

Mills, along with the band, is credited as co-producer of the album, which was mostly recorded at Long Pond, Hudson Valley, NY with additional sessions in Paris, Berlin, Cincinnati, Austin, Dublin, Brooklyn and more far flung locations.

 

 The album features vocal contributions from Sharon Van Etten, Brooklyn Youth Chorus,

Lisa Hannigan, Mina Tindle and more.

This April, the band are presenting “A Special Evening with The National,” five sold out events happening in Paris, London, New York, Toronto and LA.  The evening will include a screening

of ‘I Am Easy To Find,’ Q&A with the band, Mike Mills and more.  An intimate performance

will follow with special guests Gail Ann Dorsey (Paris), Kate Stables of This Is The Kit,

Mina Tindle, Yuki Numata Resnick, James McAlister, Brooklyn Youth Chorus

(New York), and more to be announced. They will then head out on an expansive

world tour beginning this June with Courtney Barnett and Alvvays opening select dates. 

 

 LIVE DATES

April
16th - Olympia, Paris, France **SOLD OUT**
18th - Royal Festival Hall, London, UK **SOLD OUT**
22nd - Beacon Theatre, New York NY, US **SOLD OUT**
24th - Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada **SOLD OUT**
26th - Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles CA, US **SOLD OUT**

June
11th - Mann Center, Philadelphia, PA, US*
12th - Prospect Park, Brooklyn NY, US*
15th - Bonnaroo, Manchester TN, US
16th -  Coca-Cola Roxy, Atlanta GA, US*
17th - St Augustine Amphitheatre, St Augustine FL, US*
19th - The Anthem, Washington DC, US*
20th - Thompson's Point, Portland ME, US*
21st - Place des Arts, Montreal QC, Canada
22nd - Pier 8, Hamilton ON, Canada**
24th - Express Live, Columbus OH, US*
25th - Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor MI, US*
26th - Lawn at White River, Indianapolis IN, US*
28th - Northerly Island, Chicago IL, US**

July
10th - Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, UK
12th - Mad Cool Festival, Madrid, Spain
13th - Hyde Park, London, UK
15th - Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
16th - Stadtpark, Hamburg, Germany
18th - Dalhalla, Rättvik, Sweden

August
4th - All Together Now, Waterford, Ireland
6th - Summer Nights at the Bandstand, Glasgow, UK
7th - Summer Nights at the Bandstand, Glasgow, UK
9th - Ypsigrock, Sicily, Italy
10th - Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary
11th - Summer Well, Buftea, Romania
14th - Paredes de Coura, Paredes de Coura, Portugal
16th - Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
16th - 18th - Lowlands, Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands
18th - Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
28th - Deer Lake Park, Vancouver BC, Canada**
29th - Marymoor Park, Seattle WA, US**
30th - Edgefield, Portland OR, US**

September
1st - Frost Amphitheater, Stanford CA, US**
2nd - Greek Theatre. Los Angeles CA, US**
3rd - Comerica Theatre, Phoenix AZ, US**
5th - Ogden Ampitheater, Odgen UT, US**
8th - Santa Fe Opera House, Santa Fe NM, US**
10th - 360 Amphitheatre, Austin TX, US**
11th -  White Oak Music Hall, Houston TX, US**

November
25th - Torwar Hall, Warsaw, Poland
26th - Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany
27th - Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany
29th - Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark

December
1st - Ruhrcongress, Bochum, Germany
2nd - Palladium, Cologne, Germany
3rd - Samsung Hall, Zurich, Switzerland
4th - Zenith, Munich, Germany
5th - Porsche Arena, Stuttgart, Germany

B I Z Z A R R E

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The National - Light Years

The National - I Am Easy To Find

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