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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSun Mar 18, 2012 7:58 pm

plugga wrote:
boxer!!

Without a doubt. I hadn't heard of them until High Violet came out, and that didn't convince me straight away and I forgot about them for a while. And then I listened to Boxer and I was converted.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSun Mar 18, 2012 8:06 pm

Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers is also very very good. better than Aligator in my opinion.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Mar 19, 2012 8:25 pm

Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers has Lucky You so it gets a ton of points. I still think they've managed to improve with every album even if the older stuff still contains some of their best songs. (Of course, there isn't a bad song of theirs. Debating their best album is about as pointless as debating the best Gastlight or Brand New album. There isn't a wrong answer)

But yeah, in my opinion High Violet is probably their most accessible album. Start there and work backwards.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Mar 19, 2012 9:35 pm

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(Of course, there isn't a bad song of theirs. Debating their best album is about as pointless as debating the best Gastlight or Brand New album. There isn't a wrong answer

High Five

I was up till 6 am to see their live streaming from coachella and it was immense, then I saw them last year and I realized they are even better live.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Mar 19, 2012 10:58 pm

plugga wrote:
CluckyB wrote:
(Of course, there isn't a bad song of theirs. Debating their best album is about as pointless as debating the best Gastlight or Brand New album. There isn't a wrong answer

High Five

I was up till 6 am to see their live streaming from coachella and it was immense, then I saw them last year and I realized they are even better live.

Honestly I found their live show to be super dissapointing. There was nothing experienced live you could get from watching a DVD. Their music isn't great for singalongs and even worse for dancing. Probably gonna stick to loving their albums and skipping the live shows from now on
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Mar 19, 2012 11:55 pm

Clucky you are on crack. The National are amazing live.

better than TGA
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue Mar 20, 2012 12:32 am

creepiest national song? i nominate racing like a pro. fuckin chilling
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue Mar 20, 2012 3:15 am

DeathoftheCool wrote:
creepiest national song? i nominate racing like a pro. fuckin chilling

I think Conversation 16 has you beat with the whole "I was afraid I'd eat your brains"

oldgospelchoir wrote:
Clucky you are on crack. The National are amazing live.

better than TGA

I donno. I guess we look for difference stuff in live shows. I find if I can't dance along or sing along, I dont tend to have much fun. Like I said, I could just watch a DVD at home and get the same experience.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue Mar 20, 2012 3:45 am

I sang along to the National when I saw em live.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue Mar 20, 2012 4:21 am

oldgospelchoir wrote:
I sang along to the National when I saw em live.

Maybe my crowd sucked. Singing along when no one else is is awkward.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeWed Mar 21, 2012 10:42 am

Seriously maybe it was just the crowd! It was one of the best concerts i've seen especially during vanderlyle at the end
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeWed Mar 21, 2012 10:46 am

They were pretty boring when I saw them. I've heard they're either great (when Matt is drunk) or really boring (not drunk enough)
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeWed Mar 21, 2012 10:58 am

But matt is always drunk ahaha
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon May 28, 2012 8:48 pm

who else thought last night's game of thrones was perfect?

Tywin Lannister marches in and declares, "The battle is over, we have won!"

And cut to The National's rendition of "The Rain of Castermere"

ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon May 28, 2012 8:50 pm

FUCK THE KIIIING
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon May 28, 2012 8:51 pm

here it is:

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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue May 29, 2012 11:26 am

joe wrote:
who else thought last night's game of thrones was perfect?

Tywin Lannister marches in and declares, "The battle is over, we have won!"

And cut to The National's rendition of "The Rain of Castermere"

ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!

I agree it was incredible!
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue May 29, 2012 3:19 pm

joe wrote:
who else thought last night's game of thrones was perfect?

Spoiler:
 

And cut to The National's rendition of "The Rain of Castermere"

ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!
Hey hey hey, spoiler tags please.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Oct 29, 2012 6:24 pm

I think The National are one of the best bands going right now. Matt's voice is so rich (but then again, he's a bass, so what do you expect) and the songs kind of coax you in gently, so you don't even realize you're falling in love with them until you're playing them on repeat while driving around at midnight. Great band.
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Oct 29, 2012 6:27 pm

JackStreetcar wrote:
I think The National are one of the best bands going right now. Matt's voice is so rich (but then again, he's a bass, so what do you expect) and the songs kind of coax you in gently, so you don't even realize you're falling in love with them until you're playing them on repeat while driving around at midnight. Great band.

Absolutely agree, Matt is my favourite lyricist, i need to see them live!!
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Smile Great news, Can't wait
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 9:35 pm

Frank Turner in April, The National in May. I feel spoiled.


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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 10:25 pm

eagles1139 wrote:
Frank Turner in April, The National in May. I feel spoiled.



Seriously. Add vampire weekend and you've got a hell of a year
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PostSubject: Re: The National   The National - Page 3 Icon_minitimeFri Mar 22, 2013 5:14 am

DeathoftheCool wrote:
eagles1139 wrote:
Frank Turner in April, The National in May. I feel spoiled.



Seriously. Add vampire weekend and you've got a hell of a year

Amen to that, i really like the two tracks surfing around of vampire weekend also!

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