The National

The National’s Matt Berninger on struggling with writer’s block: “Everything was evidence of failure”

“I could barely pick up my phone. Everything symbolised my paralysis"

The National on ‘Laugh Track’ Phoebe Bridgers collaboration: “She embodies that weird mix of dread, humour and beauty”

The National's Aaron Dessner has opened up about their album 'Laugh Track' and working with Phoebe Bridgers. READ MORE: The National – ‘Laugh Track’...

The National – ‘Laugh Track’ review: a heavier companion record

The band follow up April’s ‘First Two Pages of Frankenstein’ with a surprise companion record that’s more immediate than its predecessor

Listen to The National’s surprise new album ‘Laugh Track’

"This time we had the desire to make something that was more alive"

The National set to release surprise new album, ‘Laugh Track’

The band announced the news during a homecoming gig, which also saw them bring out Patti Smith

The National share two new singles ‘Space Invader’ and ‘Alphabet City’

The new singles follow the release of the band's ninth album 'First Two Pages Of Frankenstein’

The best albums of 2023… so far!

As we hit the year’s midway point, we take a look back at the biggest and best albums released in 2023 so far

Patti Smith, Pavement and The Walkmen lead line-up for The National’s Homecoming 2023

The festival returns from September 15-16 with The National headlining both nights

Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner debut ‘Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve’ live

The pair surprised fans on the final night in Nashville