The National Announce Sideshow

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The National Announce Sideshow


An intimate performance at the Palais.

After releasing one of the most internationally acclaimed albums of the year ‘High Violet’ have announced the details of their Melbourne show to accompany their appearances at the Falls, Southbound, and Sunset Sounds festivals.

The National’s latest album High Violet was largely self-recorded in guitarist Aaron Dessner’s Victorian era home. This comfort and familiarity has seen them craft one of the finest records of 2010. It approximates something best described by the band themselves as the sound of “hot tar” or “loose wool”.

The National play the Palais Theatre on Sunday January 9.