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The National to Release New Album in September

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, May 10, 2017.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

  2. FrankieThe4th

    things have never been stranger Prestigious

    Looking forward to this album, if society hasn't collapsed by September.
     
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  3. dadbolt

    Prestigious Prestigious

    September is so far away
     
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  4. Gen Handley

    Regular

    Great news. I need a new album
     
  5. !!!
     
  6. Tim

    wrap yourself in petals for armor Prestigious

    Hyped. Been too long.
     
  7. Omni

    Regular

    Fantastic news. I've been wanting a new album for a while.
     
  8. alkalinexandy

    Trusted Supporter

    Really excited about this one! Been too long.
     
  9. contra11mundum

    I hate spoilers. Supporter

    Damn. 4 months.
     
  10. CMilliken

    Trusted

    Long wait! Excited though!
     
  11. heymynameisjoe

    when the days have no numbers Prestigious

    it would be amazing if it was premiered and performed in its entirety at eaux claires like bon iver's album last year
     
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  12. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Really interested to see how I feel about this. I loved the last one, but their records don't do a whole lot for me anymore.
     
  13. drewinseries

    Drew @AndrewNCaruso fb/kingwildlands

    Feel like an announcement now for September release is a bad move. They've been out for so long.
     
  14. contra11mundum

    I hate spoilers. Supporter

    Trouble Will Find Me is an all time great for me and retrospectively my favorite album that came out that year.

    So excited.
     
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  15. DaydreamNation

    tom brady sucks Supporter

    Same. I really really hate using this term with regards to music, but I feel like I have "outgrown" this band to an extent.
     
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  16. smowashere

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    We are blessed.
     
  17. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Haha, I was thinking the same thing. I'm not sure what it is. I still enjoy their songs on a certain level, but their records don't engage me these days. I tried to listen to High Violet yesterday and got bored halfway through.
     
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  18. DaydreamNation

    tom brady sucks Supporter

    Yeah their more recent stuff is boring to me now and their older stuff that I used to adore is kinda cringeworthy in places to me now
     
  19. Tim

    wrap yourself in petals for armor Prestigious

    Weird that a band that had a distinct reputation some years ago for being a grower has become one that people grow out of, lol. Not hating, just a funny turn of events.

    Boxer is still one of my all-time favorite albums, probably still #2 behind only the album that first made me fall in love with music as a child (Jesus Freak by dc Talk, which I'll always consider my favorite). That album hit me hard from the moment I first listened to "Fake Empire" on their MySpace page about 8 yrs ago due to AP.net's IWasaCamera repping it hard; I still remember going to FYE that same day so that I could buy it ASAP. I guess it was just one of those albums that came along at just the right time.
     
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  20. Anthony Brooks

    brook183 Supporter

    Love that cover
     
  21. marsupial jones

    i'm pretty ok now

    so many memories attached to this band, excited for even more to be made with the new record. crazy that it's been four years since TWFM.
     
  22. marsupial jones

    i'm pretty ok now

    also excited that this means a new tour and i get to see them again
     
  23. fran.182

    Euphoric Disconnection Prestigious

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  24. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    TWFM probably holds up best for me, even if I only like about half of it at this point. High Violet doesn't interest me anymore other than "Bloodbuzz," which is an admittedly great song. Never cared much for Boxer or Alligator in the first place.

    New song is cool. I like the guitarwork. I think I'm just kind of bored with Berninger's voice. His limitations are the band's limitations, which makes it hard for them to engage me over the course of a full album (let alone a full discography).
     
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  25. kidasquared

    walk until your blush subsides

    it's interesting how that happens to ppl w/ any band. I feel quite the opposite about The National, but I'm sure there is a band you like that I've "outgrown." arrivals and departures run side by side

    p.s. great username, btw. I love that record, "Eric's Trip" is sucha great tune
     
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