One night before the release of their ninth studio album, The National appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon To make an exciting display of “Eucalyptus”. Watch the performance below.
The appearance coincided with the release of The National’s new album, The first two pages of Frankenstein (Today), and comes nearly two months after they last appeared in Fallon, when they performed “Tropic Morning News.” This time, vocalist Matt Berninger gave a particularly evocative performance, especially as he welcomed the song’s main refrain: “You gotta take it / Because I ain’t taking it.”
The first two pages of Frankenstein It is the band’s first album since 2019 I find it easy. Embracing themes of thought while setting in a familiar sound palette, the record is another example of The National’s signature introspection, but features some of their first big-name collaborations. Sufjan Stevens, Phoebe Bridgers, and Taylor Swift all appear.
The National is also scheduled to perform live on the road this summer with an international tour. Tickets are available for purchase through StubHub, orders are 100% guaranteed through StubHub’s FanProtect Program. StubHub is a secondary market ticketing platform, and prices may be above or below face value, depending on demand.
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