The National will soon be releasing their ninth studio album Sleep Well Beast, and in the meantime have shared with us a new song to whet our whistles while we wait for the album to drop.
The latest offering is “Guilty Party” and it’s as morose at they come, using Matt Berninger’s signature low and gutty voice to cast a dark shadow. They also shared a music video, directed by minimalist artist Casey Reas. This is the second track The National have released, following “The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness” a few weeks back.
Sleep Well Beast arrives September 8th. Watch “Guilty Party” below: