Album review: Trouble Will Find Me – The National (2013)

“You don’t know when shit’s going to hit the fan,” says Bryce of the album’s title. Favorite tracks:Don’t Swallow the Cap Demons I Should Live in Salt Pink Rabbits This Is the Last Time Verdict:As with High Violet (2010), it mostly continues the mellower approach, and to me is equally as good. The three opening … Continue reading Album review: Trouble Will Find Me – The National (2013)

The music of The National (4 of 5) (soundtracks)

The Rains of Castamere (from the Game of Thrones season 2 episode 9, “Blackwater”) Think You Can Wait (Win Win soundtrack) (My personal favorite of the four picks) Exile Vilify (Portal 2 soundtrack) About Today (Cherry Tree EP) (Warrior soundtrack) Followers, agree or disagree with my selections above? Check back next weekend, when I review … Continue reading The music of The National (4 of 5) (soundtracks)

The music of The National (2 of 5)

Album: Boxer (2007) (Probably my favorite of The National albums. I like the album title. During the creation of Boxer, bristling in-studio fights left the band wondering whether it was worth continuing at all. Eventually, they stopped halfway through recording to cool off, which saved the album and the band.The album cover is a photo … Continue reading The music of The National (2 of 5)

The music of The National (1 of 5)

Album: Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers – The National (2003) Cardinal Song90-Mile Water Wall EP: Cherry Tree – The National (2004) Cherry Tree(“About Today” will be shared for soundtrack special) Album: Alligator – The National (2005) Mr. NovemberSecret MeetingDaughters Of The Soho Riots Listen to this band? Agree/disagree with my choices? Which is your favorite … Continue reading The music of The National (1 of 5)