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The National - ‘Light Years’ Official Video, New Album 'I Am Easy To Find' Out 17th May
The National : ‘Light Years’ Official Video, New Album 'I Am Easy To Find' Out 17th May
4th April 2019

The National have shared another album track ‘Light Years’ off their forthcoming album I Am Easy To Find.  

You can stream the song here and watch the accompanying video here, featuring scenes from the short film I Am Easy To Find, directed by Academy Award-nominated director Mike Mills (20th Century Women, Beginners), and starring Academy Award Winner Alicia Vikander.  I Am Easy To Find is the band’s eighth studio album and will be released on 17th May.  With the recent album announcement, the band shared the opening track ‘You Had Your Soul With You’ featuring the vocals of longtime David Bowie collaborator Gail Ann Dorsey.  

A companion short film with the same name will also be released with music by The National and inspired by the album.  More film details to be released at a later date.  Mills, along with the band, is credited as co-producer of the album, which was mostly recorded at Long Pond, Hudson Valley, NY with additional sessions in Paris, Berlin, Cincinnati, Austin, Dublin, Brooklyn and more far flung locations.  The album features vocal contributions from Sharon Van Etten, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Lisa Hannigan, Mina Tindle and more.  Tracklisting and tour dates below.  Pre-order the album I Am Easy To Find here and watch the film trailer here. Read the album bio here.

You can pre-order on gatefold 2x black vinyl, tri-fold deluxe 3x coloured (yellow, red, grey) vinyl, and CD via 4AD here +
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This April, the band are presenting “A Special Evening with The National,” five sold out events happening in Paris, London, New York, Toronto and LA.  The evening will include a screening of ‘I Am Easy To Find,’ Q&A with the band, Mike Mills and more.  An intimate performance will follow with special guests Gail Ann Dorsey (Paris), Kate Stables of This Is The Kit, Mina Tindle, Yuki Numata Resnick, James McAlister, Brooklyn Youth Chorus (New York), and more to be announced. They will then head out on an expansive world tour beginning this June with Courtney Barnett and Alvvays opening select dates.  See all tour dates below. For tickets and more information, visit www.americanmary.com.

16th - Olympia, Paris, France **SOLD OUT**
18th - Royal Festival Hall, London, UK **SOLD OUT**
22nd - Beacon Theatre, New York NY, US **SOLD OUT**
24th - Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada **SOLD OUT**
26th - Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles CA, US **SOLD OUT**

11th - Mann Center, Philadelphia, PA, US*
12th - Prospect Park, Brooklyn NY, US*
15th - Bonnaroo, Manchester TN, US
16th -  Coca-Cola Roxy, Atlanta GA, US*
17th - St Augustine Amphitheatre, St Augustine FL, US*
19th - The Anthem, Washington DC, US*
20th - Thompson's Point, Portland ME, US*
21st - Place des Arts, Montreal QC, Canada
22nd - Pier 8, Hamilton ON, Canada**
24th - Express Live, Columbus OH, US*
25th - Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor MI, US*
26th - Lawn at White River, Indianapolis IN, US*
28th - Northerly Island, Chicago IL, US**

10th - Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, UK
12th - Mad Cool Festival, Madrid, Spain
13th - Hyde Park, London, UK
15th - Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
16th - Stadtpark, Hamburg, Germany
18th - Dalhalla, Rättvik, Sweden

4th - All Together Now, Waterford, Ireland
6th - Summer Nights at the Bandstand, Glasgow, UK
7th - Summer Nights at the Bandstand, Glasgow, UK
9th - Ypsigrock, Sicily, Italy
10th - Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary
11th - Summer Well, Buftea, Romania
14th - Paredes de Coura, Paredes de Coura, Portugal
16th - Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
16th - 18th - Lowlands, Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands
18th - Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
28th - Deer Lake Park, Vancouver BC, Canada**
29th - Marymoor Park, Seattle WA, US**
30th - Edgefield, Portland OR, US**

1st - Frost Amphitheater, Stanford CA, US**
2nd - Greek Theatre. Los Angeles CA, US**
3rd - Comerica Theatre, Phoenix AZ, US**
5th - Ogden Ampitheater, Odgen UT, US**
8th - Santa Fe Opera House, Santa Fe NM, US**
10th - 360 Amphitheatre, Austin TX, US**
11th -  White Oak Music Hall, Houston TX, 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

*w/ Courtney Barnett
**w/ Alvvays