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The National Reveal New Film And Bonus EP

The National Reveal New Film And Bonus EP

A new film about Brooklyn-based doom-mongers The National, including a bonus 12-track audio disc, The Virginia EP, is due for release in May.

“A Skin, A Night” - made by French filmmaker, Vincent Moon who has previously worked with REM and Arcade Fire - was filmed during the recording sessions for their fourth album “Boxer”.

“The Virginia EP” contains previously unreleased demos, live recordings and B-sides.

The tracklisting is:

'You've Done It Again, Virginia' (previously unreleased)
'Santa Clara' (UK B-Side)
'Blank Slate' (UK B-side)
'Tall Saint' (demo)
'Without Permission' (unreleased cover)
'Forever After Days' (demo)
'Rest Of Years' (demo)
'Slow Show' (demo)
'Lucky You' (Daytrotter Session)
'Mansion On The Hill' (live)
'Fake Empire' (live)
'About Today' (live)


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