Playing: Until My Dying Day (BBC Live Recording, Shepherds Bush Empire, 8 Dec 1994) by Thunder
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#National6Music - help pick the Ultimate National Playlist

The National

A simple message of “Oh and also, thought you might like to know that we'll be putting out a new album in May” sent at 5.24pm on Monday sent Twitter spinning as in confirmed the sixth record from The National will be unleashed in a matter of months.

Formed in Cincinnati, they now call Brooklyn their home and have been responsible for gorgeous tracks like Bloodbuzz Ohio – which came fourth in 6 Music’s Greatest Hits at the beginning of the month.

Along with a set of confirmed dates in North America and Europe there’s a huge amount of music we could play in a show dedicated to this band, but as always it’s up to you.

You could pick:
You know the drill by now - let us know what you want us to play by leaving a comment on this blog or on our Facebook page, Tweet us using #National6Music, drag a track onto our collaborative Spotify Playlist or send us an email -

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