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The National - Official 'Hey Rosey' Video
The National : Official 'Hey Rosey' Video
8th October 2019

Today The National unveiled the video for 'Hey Rosey', a track from I Am Easy To Find, the band’s eighth studio album and the follow-up to 2017’s GRAMMY®-award winning release Sleep Well Beast

The track features the vocals of longtime David Bowie collaborator Gail Ann Dorsey while the video stars dancer Sharon Eyal, Co-Founder, Co-Artistic director and choreographer of L-E-V Dance Group, who also starred in The National’s 'Hairpin Turns' video.  The 'Hey Rosey' video is the latest installment of visuals directed by Academy Award-nominated director Mike Mills (20th Century Women, Beginners), who also created videos for 'Hairpin Turns', 'Light Years' as well as a 24-minute film, also called I Am Easy To Find, starring Academy Award Winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl, Ex-Machina).

Of the video, Mike Mills said "I had always loved the work of Sharon Eyal, especially her improvisation.  Luckily she was also a fan of The National and we began talking about her doing some dance work around the new record.  For 'Hey Rosey', we asked her to be a continuation of Alicia Vikander’s character in I Am Easy To Find - a side of that character we didn’t see in that film, the unconscious of that character, but really left that for Sharon to interpret.  I think in subtle, strange, but really powerful ways she found movements and gestures that echo the feelings and themes in 'Hey Rosey'.

The National recently announced the upcoming release of a live three-cassette box set, Juicy Sonic Magic, from their 24th and 25th September, 2018 Greek Theatre shows in Berkeley, CA at the end of their Sleep Well Beast tour.  The Berkeley shows were taped by producer and engineer Erik Flannigan using The Mike Millard Method, which replicates the vintage analog recording equipment the legendary taper used in the '70s and '80s.  The release will be accompanied by a short documentary of the same name about Millard and the process of taping the Berkeley concerts from the audience. You can watch that trailer here.  The triple cassette limited release will come out 29th November exclusively as part of Record Store Day Black Friday.

I Am Easy To Find is available to buy on gatefold 2x black vinyl, tri-fold deluxe 3x coloured (yellow, red, grey) vinyl, and CD via 4AD here +
Available to stream on all platforms here +

The National are currently on tour in support of their latest release, I Am Easy To Find. See all tour dates below.

16th - Pepsi Center, Mexico City, Mexico
19th - Coordenada Festival, Guadalajara, Mexico
24th - Agganis Arena, Boston MA, US #
26th - Voodoo Music + Arts, New Orleans LA, US

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

1st - Ruhrcongress, Bochum, Germany
2nd - Palladium, Cologne, Germany
3rd - Samsung Hall, Zurich, Switzerland
4th - Zenith, Munich, Germany
5th - Porsche Arena, Stuttgart, Germany
7th - Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK ^
8th - First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK ^
9th - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, UK ^
10th - Nottingham Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham, UK ^
12th - Campo Pequeno, Lisbon, Portugal

March 2020
17th - Zepp DiverCity, Tokyo, Japan *
18th - Zepp DiverCity, Tokyo, Japan *
21st - Freemantle Arts Centre, Perth, Australia *
22nd - Freemantle Arts Centre, Perth, Australia *
24th - ICC, Sydney, Australia *
25th - ICC, Sydney, Australia *
27th - Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane, Australia *
28th - Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane, Australia *
30th - Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia *
31st - Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia *

1st - Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia *
3rd - ASB Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand *
4th - ASB Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand *

# w/ Marissa Nadler
^ w/Jenny Lewis
* w/ Phoebe Bridgers