The National Delivers "The Boxer"
Tue, 27 Feb 2007 10:13:51
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In 2005, the National released Alligator, a brooding, potent masterpiece that made it on to just about every critic's best-of list. Now, two years later, the indie rock favs announce their return with The Boxer on May 22nd via the Beggars Banquet label.
"We worked very hard on this album and we are quite proud of it," read their email newsletter. "It's full of our blood and sweat and there are plenty of surprises!!" The band also revealed the tracklist and a limited number of tour dates, with more to come in the foreseeable future.
The Boxer tracklist:
01 Fake Empire
02 Mistaken for Strangers
04 Squalor Victoria
05 Green Gloves
06 Slow Show
07 Apartment Story
08 Start a War
09 Guest Room
10 Racing Like a Pro
And limited tour dates:
May 22nd London, England - Astoria
May 23rd Paris, France - La Maroquinerie
May 25th Berlin, Germany - Magnet
May 28th New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
May 29th New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
May 30th New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
May 31st New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
--The ARTISTdirect Staff