The National Surprise With Two New Singles

The National Surprise With Two New Singles
The National Photo by Graham MacIndoe

The National are celebrating their headlining show at NYC’s Madison Square Garden as well as their upcoming show at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage with two brand new tracks “Alphabet City” and the propulsive 7 minute statement of ambition “Space Invader”

The smouldering “Alphabet City” laments “I’m not over it…I can’t get there,” whilst “Space Invader” is a new beast entirely.

Experimental and expansive, both songs signal a band still challenging their boundaries within alternative music.

These tracks follow First Two Pages of Frankenstein, their 9th album released this past April.

Upcoming The National Tour Dates:

August 18th – NYC – Madison Square Garden*
August 20th – Toronto – Budweiser Stage*^

*With Patti Smith & Her Band
^With U.S. Girls

Stream “Alphabet City HERE and “Space Invader” HERE.


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