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"Don't Swallow The Cap" - The National [Letterman Youtube]

Alex Ash

by Alex Ash

Published May 21, 2013

The National's fantastic new record, Trouble Will Find Me, drops today via 4AD and last night the Brooklyn group stopped by the David Letterman show for a performance of standout track "Don't Swallow The Cap" accompanied by a string section. Check out the strong performance below and get thee to a local record store and pick up Trouble Will Find Me posthaste.

Trouble Will Find Me features guest spots from St. Vincent's Annie Clarke, Sharon Van Etten, Sufjan Stevens and more and The National is about to hit the world on a very large world tour, check out the dates below. We will 1000% not be missing their show here in Brooklyn with Youth Lagoon.

04 JUNE: LUPO'S HEARTBREAK HOTEL, PROVIDENCE RI / W/ PEOPLE GET READY /TICKETS
05 JUNE: BARCLAYS CENTER, BROOKLYN NY / W/ YOUTH LAGOON / TICKETS
06 JUNE: MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILION, COLUMBIA MD / W/ DIRTY PROJECTORS / TICKETS
07 JUNE: MANN CENTER, PHILADELPHIA PA / W/ DIRTY PROJECTORS / TICKETS
08 JUNE: THE NATIONAL, RICHMOND VA / W/ PEOPLE GET READY / SOLD OUT
10 JUNE: RED HAT AMPHITHEATER, RALEIGH NC / W/ DIRTY PROJECTORS / TICKETS
11 JUNE: PA STAGE AE, PITTSBURGH, PA / W/ DIRTY PROJECTORS / TICKETS
13 JUNE: LACHINE CANAL, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA / W/ THE BARR BROTHERS / TICKETS: FRENCH / ENGLISH
14 JUNE: YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE, TORONTO, CANADA / FREE SHOW - NXNE.COM
15 JUNE: LC PAVILION, COLUMBUS, OH / W/ LOCAL NATIVES / TICKETS
16 JUNE: BONNAROO FESTIVAL MANCHESTER, TN USA / TICKETS
21-23 JUNE: HURRICANE FESTIVAL EICHENRING, SCHEESSEL, GERMANY / TICKETS
21-23 JUNE: SOUTHSIDE FESTIVAL NEUHAUSEN OB ECK, GERMANY / TICKETS
23 JUNE: VODAFONE ISTANBUL CALLING ISTANBUL, TURKEY / TICKETS
25 JUNE: CIRQUE ROYAL BRUSSELS, BELGIUM / SOLD OUT
28 JUNE: LIVE AT THE MARQUEE CORK, IRELAND / SOLD OUT
30 JUNE: PARCO DELLA MUSICA ROME, ITALY / TICKETS
01 JULY: CITY SOUND FESTIVAL 2013, MILAN, ITALY / W/ JOHNNY MARR / TICKETS
02 JULY: SALATA, ZAGREB, CROATIA / TICKETS
04 JULY: ROCK WERCHTER 2013, WERCHTER, BELGIUM / TICKETS
29 JUNE - 7 JULY: ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2013, ROSKILDE, DENMARK / TICKETS
14 JULY: BUNBURY FESTIVAL 2013, CINCINNATI, OH / TICKETS
27 JULY: SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA / SOLD OUT
01 AUGUST: TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES, SALT LAKE CITY, UT / W/ SHARON VAN ETTEN
03 AUGUST: LOLLAPALOOZA, CHICAGO, IL / SOLD OUT
04 AUGUST: MURAT THEATER, INDIANAPOLIS, IN / W/ DAUGHTER / TICKETS
05 AUGUST: RIVERSIDE THEATER, MILWAUKEE, WI / W/ DAUGHTER / PRE-SALE / GENERAL ON-SALE
06 AUGUST: ROY WILKINS AUDITORIUM, ST. PAUL, MN / W/ DAUGHTER / TICKETS
09-11 AUGUST: OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL, SAN FRANCISCO, CA / TICKETS
10 AUGUST: GREEK THEATRE, LOS ANGELES, CA / W/ DAUGHTER / TICKETS
11 AUGUST: HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY, LOS ANGELES, CA / W/ DAUGHTER / SOLD OUT07-08 SEPTEMBER: LOUFEST, ST. LOUIS, MO / TICKETS
08 SEPTEMBER: RYMAN AUDITORIUM, NASHVILLE, TN / W/ FRIGHTENED RABBIT / TICKETS
09 SEPTEMBER: COBB ENERGY CENTER, ATLANTA, GA / W/ FRIGHTENED RABBIT / TICKETS
11 SEPTEMBER: THE FILLMORE CHARLOTTE, CHARLOTTE, NC / W/ FRIGHTENED RABBIT / TICKETS
12 SEPTEMBER: THOMAS WOLFE AUDITORIUM, ASHEVILLE, NC / W/ FRIGHTENED RABBIT / TICKETS
13 SEPTEMBER: IRIQUOIS AMPHITHEATER, LOUISVILLE, KY / W/ FRIGHTENED RABBIT / TICKETS
14 SEPTEMBER: LANEWAY FESTIVAL, DETROIT, MI / On sale May 18th at 10am local time / TICKETS
15 SEPTEMBER: ORPHEUM THEATER, MADISON, WI / W/ FRIGHTENED RABBIT / TICKETS
17 SEPTEMBER: RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATER, MORRISON, CO / W/ LOCAL NATIVES + FRIGHTENED RABBIT / TICKETS
19 SEPTEMBER: PARAMOUNT THEATER, SEATTLE, WA / Pre-sale Wednesday May 15th @ 10am PDT, password: Trouble
20 SEPTEMBER: PARAMOUNT THEATER, SEATTLE, WA / TICKETS
21 SEPTEMBER: EDGEFIELD WINERY, PORTLAND, OR / W/ FRIGHTENED RABBIT / TICKETS
22 SEPTEMBER: PNE AMPHITHEATRE, VANCOUVER, CANADA / W/ FRIGHTENED RABBIT / PRE-SALE TICKETS / GENERAL ON-SALE TICKETShttp://www.aclfestival.com/02 NOVEMBER: FORUM, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK / TICKETS
04 NOVEMBER: MAX SCHMELING HALLE, BERLIN, GERMANY / TICKETS
05 NOVEMBER: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC HALLE, DUSSELDORF, GERMANY / TICKETS
06 NOVEMBER: ROCKHAL, LUXEMBOURG / TICKETS
07 NOVEMBER: HEINEKEN MUSIC HALL, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS / TICKETS
09 NOVEMBER: ODYSSEY ARENA, BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND / TICKETS
10 NOVEMBER: O2 ARENA, DUBLIN, IRELAND / TICKETS
11 NOVEMBER: O2 APOLLO, MANCHESTER, UK / SOLD OUT
12 NOVEMBER: O2 APOLLO, MANCHESTER, UK / SOLD OUT
13 NOVEMBER: ALEXANDRA PALACE, LONDON, UK / SOLD OUT
14 NOVEMBER: ALEXANDRA PALACE, LONDON, UK / TICKETS
18 NOVEMBER: ZENITH, PARIS, FRANCE / TICKETS
20 NOVEMBER: PALACIO VISTALEGRE, MADRID, SPAIN / TICKETS
21 NOVEMBER: PAVILHAO ATLANTICO, LISBON, PORTUGAL / TICKETS

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