The National have announced a new album, The First Two Pages of Frankenstein, and an accompanying world tour, with the first single, ‘Tropic Morning News’ also released.
The First Two Pages of Frankenstein, much like 2019’s I Am Easy To Find, will feature some outstanding artists, including Phoebe Bridgers and Taylor Swift. Sufjan Stevens, a long-time collaborator, is in there too.
The band have also released the first single from the album, ‘Tropic Morning News‘ which you can hear below.
The First Two Pages of Frankenstein is out on April 28th.
2023 TOUR DATES
05/20: Chicago, IL @ Auditorium Theatre *
05/21: Chicago, IL @ Auditorium Theatre *
05/24: Washington, DC @ The Anthem *
05/26: Boston, MA @ Boston Calling Festival
05/28: Napa, CA @ Bottlerock Festival
05/30: Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre *
06/02: Troutdale, OR @ McMenamins Edgefield *
06/03: Troutdale, OR @ McMenamins Edgefield *
06/04: Redmond, WA @ Marymoor Park *
06/05: Burnaby, BC, Canada @ Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park *
08/01: Philadelphia, PA @ The Met Philadelphia ~
08/03: New Haven, CT @ Westville Music Bowl ~
08/07: Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit ~
08/08: Madison, WI @ The Sylvee ~
08/09: Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory ~
08/11: Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom ~
08/15: Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater ~
08/16: Atlanta, GA @ Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park ~
08/18: New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden with Patti Smith and her band
09/21: Dublin, IRE @ 3 Arena *
09/23: Leeds, UK @ First Direct Arena *
09/24: Glasgow, UK @ OVO Hydro Arena *
09/26: London, UK @ Alexandra Palace *
09/29: Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome ^
09/30: Berlin, DE @ Max-Schmeling-Halle ^
10/01: Munich, DE @ Zenith ^
10/04: Madrid, ES @ WiZink Center ^
10/05: Porto, PT @ Super Bock Arena ^
10/06: Lisbon, PT @ Campo Pequeno ^
^ Bartees Strange
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