Über The National
The National is an American indie rock band sunken melancholy romanticism. Reflectively mournful, languid melodic and intimate personal music itself according to The National "maintains a healthy balance between gentleness, optimism, dark humor and melodrama."
The National, five friends from Cincinnati, Ohio, who moved to Brooklyn, found a great job … and again they dumped. Fortunately. The world would be otherwise lost one of America’s finest groups. "Do not do too much to absorb band. You poor, unhappy in life and you will not want to do anything else, "says Matt Berninger. Because it is the highest of all, nejblonďatější and the oldest, assumed the role of frontman. Tools controlled by two pairs of brothers – Aaron and Bryce Dessner and Scott and Bryan Devendorfovi.
The National eponymous debut recorded and released before the first concert ever played. At that time it obeyed a couple of friends and fans, but essentially nothing major happened. It was yet to come. The second album Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers enthusiastically pointed magazine Rolling Stones. After that, things developed very quickly. From a concert at their favorite bar, over supply routes to neighboring towns, to the show after flying to Europe.
The following pieces of Alligator and Boxer has masterfully dominated the list of best albums of virtually all the world’s music magazines. In order of their fifth album High Violet The National proved that, like wine, undoubtedly belongs to the Premier League. Incredibly strong songs Terrible Love and Sorrow are proof of that.
Like many other bands and The National engaged in political and charitable events. In 2008, supported in the election campaign of Barack Obama. Aaron and Bryce Dessner undertook the production compilation Dark Was the Night, which was established to support the American Red Hot Organization, focusing on the fight against AIDS. The band also participated in the event to help earthquake victims in Haiti. The fact that The National is one of the “adult” bands of view is reflected in both the text and the music, of which, despite the many emotionally wrought passages sucked special tranquility.