Tag Archives: The National

The Playlist: 3.0 days song challenge (3)

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Day 3.1: a song that you listen to when you’re happy 123. The National – ‘All the Wine’ “I’m a perfect piece of ass… I’m a festival, I’m a parade.” It’s difficult not to find … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 10-1

10. Owen Pallett – Heartland By no means the only concept album in the top 10, Pallett’s first release since dropping the Final Fantasy name is a series of monologues by Lewis, an ultra-violent farmer subservient to a creator: Pallett … Continue reading

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The National – O2 Academy, Bristol – 24 November 2010

Ten great gigs from 2010: #6 The wider public consciousness has beckoned The National more and more of late. This year’s High Violet is no great stylistic leap forward, but listeners were right to lavish it in both critical and … Continue reading

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The Playlist, pt. 6

Listen on: Spotify / we7* 31. Tom Waits – ‘Tango Till They’re Sore’ A drunker-than-ever piano and tipsy trombone accompany a song immersed in as much character (and confetti) as any on Waits’ seminal Rain Dogs. Various accounts of its … Continue reading

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