UK gig also announced to coincide with album release

The National have revealed that their new album will be released in May.

The Brooklyn band are currently in the studio mixing the record, which is the follow-up to 2007’s ‘Boxer’. At present the LP is still untitled and a tracklisting is yet to be announced.

The band have also announced a one-off UK date to coincide with the album’s proposed release. They’ll play London‘s Royal Albert Hall on May 6. Tickets for the gig are on sale now.

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