ninth national album, The first two pages of Frankenstein, has arrived. Read our review of the LP, and stream it in full below.
Born into a writing slump, Matt Berninger experienced it– I’m easy to findAnd The first two pages of Frankenstein Inspired by what I got out of this slump – literally the pages of Mary Shelley Frankenstein. “I was in a very dark place where I couldn’t come up with lyrics or melodies at all, and that period lasted over a year,” Berninger recalled in a press release. “Although we had always worried and argued a lot when we were working on a record, this was the first time we felt like things were really over.”
first two pages It also features the biggest outside voices in The National’s discography, with appearances by Phoebe Bridgers, Sufjan Stevens, and Taylor Swift.
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