The National

The best albums of 2023

Here are 50 records from 2023 that encapsulated the full human experience and are worth treasuring and holding tightly.

Aaron Dessner says Taylor Swift wrote ‘Willow’ in “less than 10 minutes”

“I think Taylor is one of the greatest songwriters of all time,” said The National guitarist

Primavera Sound 2024: Festival reveals day splits for line-up and who’s headlining when

The Spanish festival has also announced the sale of single-day tickets

David Letterman explains why he chose The National for his ‘The Late Show’ return

The band left tour to make sure they performed on Letterman's episode of 'The Late Show'

Primavera Sound announce stacked line-up for 2024

Pulp, Lana Del Rey, The National, SZA and Troye Sivan are among acts announced for the huge 2024 instalment

Australia concerts in 2024: here’s a list of shows and tours coming up

Big names already confirmed for tours Down Under in 2024 include Taylor Swift, Blink-182, Pink and Elvis Costello & the Imposters

The National’s Matt Berninger on working with Taylor Swift: “She makes such a joyous event of everything”

"She makes an event out of a record and a work of art and it hardly ever happens anymore. The Beatles would pull that off"

The National’s Matt Berninger and brother Tom are working on a sitcom, ‘Das Apes’

Berninger told us how the "very different" show is based on a fictional indie band and features members of The Walkmen

The National’s Matt Berninger: “It was sobering to realise how fragile I was”

The National's Matt Berninger speaks to NME about battling depression, working with Taylor Swift and their two new albums