The National have announced their 7th album, Sleep Well Beast, to be released on September 8th.
Sleep Well Beast was produced by Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner and Matt Berninger. The record was mixed by Peter Katis and recorded at Aaron Dessner’s new studio Long Pond in Hudson, NY. Sleep Well Beast is already available for pre-order and will be available in CD, digital and double LP formats.
New track, “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness”, debuted in this video. (Directed by Casey Reas.)
The National also announced a world tour in support of the new album. The tour dates kick off on September 16th in Ireland. The band will also play a number of shows in the UK, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Canada and the United States. The National will also play Glastonbury and Haven Festival in Copenhagen.