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    The National

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    Genre:Indie, Rock
    Rank:1234 history »
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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Lit Up lyrics
    2Rest Of Years lyrics
    3Tall Saint lyrics
    4Wake Up Your Saints lyrics
    Gospel lyrics
    6Abel lyrics
    7Graceless lyrics
    8Looking For Astronauts lyrics
    Afraid Of Everyone lyrics
    Fashion Coat lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    5,426 4.0/5
    Trouble Will Find Me [2013]
    7,177 4.0/5
    Sad Songs For Dirty Lovers [2003]
    3The National [2001]
    4Alligator [2005]
    5Boxer [2007]
    6High Violet [2010]
    Cherry Tree [2004]
    8The Virginia EP [2008]


    Setting up their tunes on a creative territory amid American electric rock and indie rock's mellowest tunes, the National ultimately present melodious and inspiring compositions also enlightened by a set of influences, including country-rock and even British pop/rock. Originally coming from Ohio, the band eventually formed in New York in the late '90s, with a five-piece lineup, embodied by brothers Scott (guitar) and Bryan Devendorf (drums), Aaron (bass) and Bryce Dessner (guitar), and by vocalist Matt Berninger. Following a series of live presentations, the group eventually managed to enter the studio to record their first record. The National, their debut and self-titled album, hit the record stores in 2001, achieving considerable acclaim. The Ohio natural crew then continued to play on several live shows, eventually securing a growing fan base. In 2003 the group released Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers, a deft blending of alternative country and chamber pop, followed by the EP Cherry Tree in 2004. The following year the band signed with Beggars Banquet and released Alligator. The National returned in 2007 with Boxer, an ambitious effort that featured orchestration by the Clogs' Padma Newsome and Sufjan Stevens on piano. ~ Mario Mesquita Borges, All Music Guide

    The members are:
    Matt Berninger (vocals)
    Bryce Dessner (guitars)
    Aaron Dessner (bass, guitars)
    Scott Devendorf (bass, guitars)
    Bryan Devendorf (drums)

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