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The National's 'High Violet' released this week
10th May 2010

The new studio album by The National, entitled High Violet, will be released this week on 4AD (worldwide from tomorrow). High Violet’s eleven tracks were recorded at the band’s own studio in Brooklyn, with further recording and mixing at Tarquin Studios in Bridgeport, Connecticut with Peter Katis. Bloodbuzz Ohio will be the first single from the album.
Further shows and festival appearances will be announced soon. Watch the band perform in session for Pitchfork The Sun *****

"A potential album of the year." BBC

"The National rarely miss; when they aim for powerful or poetic, they get there."
Pitchfork, Best New Music