Exciting News: The National is back and better than ever with their latest album, “Laugh Track,” set to drop this Sunday, September 18.
The announcement was made at their Homecoming music festival in Cincinnati, which was a huge success with performances from music legends like Patti Smith, Pavement, Arooj Aftab, and Weyes Blood.
The festival was a triumphant return for the band, and fans were treated to a surprise announcement about the upcoming album. You may also read Spider-Man 2 Web-Swinging.
Exciting News The National’s Laugh Track
Their previous album, “First Two Pages of Frankenstein,” was released in April and featured some incredible guest appearances from Taylor Swift, Sufjan Stevens, and Phoebe Bridgers.
The band also released new singles “Space Invaders” and “Alphabet City,” which have been a hit with fans.
The National’s tour has been in full swing, with notable stops at Madison Square Garden where they were joined by surprise guest Patti Smith. The European leg of their tour continues through early October.
Lead singer Matt Berninger reflected on their journey, stating, “Even though we’d always been anxious whenever we were working on a record, this was the first time it ever felt like maybe things really had come to an end.” But fear not, as “Laugh Track” promises to be a hit with fans and critics alike.
The album’s digital release is set for midnight on Sunday, with a vinyl release planned for November. In the meantime, enjoy the singles “Space Invaders” and “Alphabet City” to whet your musical appetite.
The National’s performance at the festival was a highlight, with a full rendition of their 2010 album, “High Violet,” which reached No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart.
And if that wasn’t enough, Patti Smith made a special appearance during the performance, joining them for “I Need My Girl.” You should also check Drake & SZA’s Emotional.
The tour has also brought back some classics like “Little Faith” and “Anyone’s Ghost,” which had been absent from their live repertoire for quite some time.
This song has seen various live guest turns, including appearances by Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry and Maggie Ro. The National is definitely a band to watch, and “Laugh Track” is sure to be a hit.