The National’s textured melancholia found a bigger audience in 2010 as their fourth album elevated the band to alt-rock’s top table. With an expanded 10th-anniversary reissue about to hit the shelves, we salute the slow-burn majesty of High Violet.
They’re the Firebird-wielding twins at the heart of one of the world’s biggest indie-rock bands, and on album seven they’ve embraced guitar solos. We meet The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner to talk about Sleep Well Beast…
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