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The National - 'Boxer Live In Brussels' To Be Released On 13th July
The National : 'Boxer Live In Brussels' To Be Released On 13th July
22nd May 2018

To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of their acclaimed album Boxer, The National performed the record from beginning to end at a very special show in Brussels, Belgium on 9th November, 2017.  The vinyl was released exclusively on Record Store Day, which sold out immediately.  Now, on Friday, 13th July, the live LP will be released digitally and on CD.  

Pre-order Boxer Live in Brussels here

Listen to 'Fake Empire' here.

The National have established themselves as mainstays of arenas and festivals with sold-out performances and headlining slots around the world.  The band won a GRAMMY award for Best Alternative Music Album category for their 2017 release Sleep Well Beast during the 60th annual GRAMMY Awards.  Matt Berninger, Aaron and Bryce Dessner, and Bryan and Scott Devendorf will headline the inaugural All Points East at London’s Victoria Park on Saturday 2nd June.  This will be their only UK live appearance of 2018. See below for a full list of worldwide tour dates. 

Watch the band perform 'Day I Die' on Ellen here.

25th - Boston Calling Music Festival, Boston, MA, US
27th - Sasquatch! Music Festival, George, WA, US

1st - Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, Spain
2nd - All Points East Festival (Victoria Park), London, England * 
6th - Garden Fest, Gothenburg, Sweden 
8th - Northside Festival, Aarhus, Denmark
9th - Best Kept Secret Festival, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
10th - Sideways Festival, Helsinki, Finland
15th - Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
16th - Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin, Ireland

10th – SRC Salata, Zagreb, Croatia 
11th - Ahoi! Full Hit of Summer Festival, Linz, Austria
13th – NOS Alive, Lisbon, Portugal
14th - TW Classic, Werchter, Belgium 
29th - Mo Pop Festival, Detroit, MI, US
30th - Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI, US 

3rd – Lollapalooza, Chicago, IL, US 
4th - Fort York, Toronto, ON, Canada + 
5th – Osheaga, Montreal, QC, Canada

7th - Milano Rocks, Milan, Italy 
8th - Lollapalooza Berlin, Berlin, Germany
20th - The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA, US #
21st - The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA, US  # **SOLD OUT**
24th - Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA, US ^
25th - Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA, US >
27th - The Mann Center, Philadelphia, PA, US +
28th - Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD, US +
29th - Forest Hills Stadium - The National presents: 'There’s No Leaving New York', New York, NY &
30th - Forest Hills Stadium - The National presents: 'There’s No Leaving New York', New York, NY %

9th – Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, CO, US ∞
12th - Austin City Limits Festival, Austin, TX, US

* w/ The War on Drugs, Future Islands, Warpaint, The Districts, and more
# w/ Phoebe Bridgers 
^ w/ Big Thief
> w Cat Power 
+ w/ Phoebe Bridgers, Cat Power
& w/ Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Cigarettes After Sex, Phoebe Bridgers, Adia Victoria  
% w/ Future Islands, Cat Power, U.S. Girls, Bully 
∞ w/ Sharon Van Etten

“On their first album since scoring a Grammy nomination four years ago, The National have mastered their own sound, a brooding tunefulness they’ve streamlined into their prettiest batch of songs in a career of constantly topping themselves." - Consequence of Sound (50 Best Albums of 2017)
"It's the rare album that's both of the moment and timeless.” - USA Today (10 Best Albums of 2017)
"It's a rock record that rages against our freakish cultural moment not by sloganeering but by turning inward, circling wagons, taking stock of beauty and love and gathering strength for what lies ahead." Rolling Stone (50 Best Albums of 2017)
“Sleep Well Beast highlights the National’s penchant for magnifying insular conflicts into something a lot of us can relate to in that moment, a record detailing marital struggles and familial bonds during what feels like the end of the world.” Stereogum (50 Best Albums of 2017)
"An hour-long odyssey into the darkness of our times, both political and personal, Sleep Well Beast is quietly, gorgeously insinuating, from the Leonard Cohen-esque 'Nobody Else Will Be There' to the electronic thrum that drives the incredible title track." - AV Club (20 Best Albums of 2017)
"This album, so full of anger and fear and cautious hope for the future, is an exquisitely unpredictable animal." - UPROXX (50 Best Albums of 2017)
"Between the swaggering rock of the first half and the roving electronic ballads of the second, Sleep Well Beast shows The National is a band that only gets bolder with age." - Digital Trends (50 Best Albums of 2017)