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Song of the Day – 7/31/16

Seeing a show should be on everyone’s bucket list. It was awesome. “Terrible Love” – The National – High Violet – 2010 Advertisements

Song of the Day – 6/11/16

It’s time for The National. “Fake Empire” – The National – Boxer – 2007

The Top 10 List – The National

****This blog entry¬†was created by commonshawn and posted to the site by commonmac.**** The Official Unofficial Official List of the Best Songs by The National: This was a really interesting list to make, for a few reasons. I’ve never had a favorite The National song, I knew what the top 20 (or turns out, 25) … Continue reading

The Top 10 List – The National

****The following post was created by a special guest blogger who we will refer to as commonsam.**** 1) “Fake Empire” – This song is what started it all for me. If I had not watched a particular episode of Chuck, I would have gone down the path of liking such bands as Goo Goo Dolls, … Continue reading

The Top 10 List – The National

The assignment seemed, on its surface, relatively straightforward and simple: Listen back to the lengthy catalog of music produced by a band out of Ohio called The National and create a Top 10 List. If you asked someone with little knowledge of the band, or even someone who considers themselves a mild to moderate fan, … Continue reading

Song of the Day – 11/21/15

Looking forward to this show at First Ave tonight… “No Time to Crank the Sun” – EL VY – Return to the Moon – 2015

Song of the Day – 9/21/15

This is one of my favorite songs of the year. “Return to the Moon” – EL VY – Return to the Moon – 2015

Song of the Day – 2/1/15

This band is basically at the top of the game right now. I’d be hard pressed to find another band that consistently delivers better music and backs it up with incredible live performances. Definitely on the “buy the new album as soon as it’s released with no questions asked” list. “About Today” – The National … Continue reading

Song of the Day – 12/11/14

Not a fun day today so we’ll rely on The National for some introspection. “Slipped” – The National – Trouble Will Find Me – 2013

Song of the Day – 4/13/14

I’ve held myself back from constantly posting songs from this band so much so that, in reviewing the archives, they haven’t made an appearance since January 2013. I apologize for this nearly unforgiveable transgression. “Humiliation” – The National – Trouble Will Find Me – 2013

Belgium/GermanyFebruary 17th, 2017