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The National Confirm Splendour in the Grass 2013 Appearance!

Words by Scenewave Australia - Published on April 16, 2013

The National have confirmed that they will be playing the 2013 Splendour in the Grass, lead singer Matt Berninger told triple j today. This adds another massive name to the ever-growing list of confirmations. These include Cold War Kids, James Blake, The Polyphonic Spree and Airborne. Also looks like CHVRCHES, Jake Bugg, Of Monsters And Men and Deap Vally will be in there too.

The National’s upcoming album Trouble Will Find Me will be released on Tuesday 21st May and boasts contributors including Arcade Fire, Sufjan Stevens, St Vincent and Sharon Von Etten.

We saw them at Sunset Sounds (rest in peace…) for what was an incredible live performance, where it pissed down from a great height. Berninger and his crew were undettered, delivering one of the greatest performances I’ve seen. I hugged him in the crowd. It was awesome.

Definitely get in for this one, as it’s looking like it may be a one off.


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