The National: no new album in 2016

But they will play new music...

Trending Now

Matt Berninger has given an update on The National‘s new album.

The band’s last album was Trouble In Mind in 2013.

In a recent interview with Stereogum, Berninger had describing the band’s new songs as “very fucking amazing”.


Berninger has now stated that the album could take longer than previously thought.

During a live Facebook Q&A with fans, Berninger said that the band plan to play new songs live in the near future. But in regard to question about the new album, Berninger said, “Not in 2016, that is my only answer. No 2-0-1-6. It would just take too long.”

Meanwhile, Aaron Dessner recently discussed the current status of his on-going Grateful Dead cover project. The album will feature Bon Iver, Sharon Van Etten, Kurt Vile, War on Drugs, Stephen Malkmus and more and is expected to be released in 2016.

The January 2016 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – featuring Paul Weller, David Bowie, Best Of 2015, Roger Waters, Father John Misty, Pere Ubu, Robert Forster, Natalie Prass, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Sunn O))), Jonny Greenwood, Arthur Lee & Love, Neil Young, Janis Joplin and more.

Uncut: the spiritual home of great rock music.


Latest Issue