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The National Announce New Single, Tour Dates and 'Bloodbuzz Ohio' Video

12th May 2010
The National Announce New Single, Tour Dates and 'Bloodbuzz Ohio' Video

On the heels of sold out shows at the Royal Albert Hall and The Electric Ballroom and following the release of High Violet this week (more HERE), The National announce their new single, 'Anyone’s Ghost' due for release on June 28th. Returning to the UK this summer, The National will perform at Glastonbury, as well as headline the Word Arena stage at Latitude. Later in the year, The National return to Europe for additional headline shows this November.

The track 'Anyone’s Ghost' will be released as a digital download June 28th. 'Anyone’s Ghost' was recorded during the High Violet album sessions of March 2009 at The National’s studio in Brooklyn.

The National also perform on May 15 at BAM, a show that will feature a worldwide broadcast at 20:00EDT, streamed live to millions as a VEVO event on Youtube The live concert event will be directed by DA Pennebaker (Dylan's Don't Look Back, Depeche Mode 101, The War Room), who is creating a short documentary to broadcast before the concert. All proceeds from ticket sales for the concert will go directly to the Red Hot Organization who will be tagged on all promotions surrounding the event..

As well as the band's full tour itinerary, available at the bottom of the page, The National have announced the following UK headline dates for November, with a headline show at Brixton Academy on December 1.

24th November- Bristol - Academy (tickets)
25th November – Coventry – Warwick Arts Centre (tickets)
26th November – Glasgow – Academy (tickets)
27th Manchester – Academy (tickets)
1st December London – Brixton Academy (tickets)

The band appeared performing the lead single from High Violet, 'Bloodbuzz Ohio' last night on BBC1 for Later... With Jools Holland. An extended version of the programme airs on Friday , with last night's show available to view here. (Watch the band's first appearance on the show performing 'Lit Up' from five years ago here). The video of the single is now available to view above, directed by Hope Hall, Andreas Burgess, and Carin Besser, but also features the previously mentioned DA Pennebaker as a bartender.

MAY
21 LOS ANGELES, CA - THE WILTERN
22 LOS ANGELES, CA - THE WILTERN
23 SAN DIEGO, CA - SPRECKELS THEATRE
26 OAKLAND, CA - FOX THEATRE
27 OAKLAND, CA - FOX THEATRE
29 QUINCY, WA - SASQUATCH FESTIVAL

JUNE
02 BOSTON, MA - HOUSE OF BLUES
03 BOSTON, MA - HOUSE OF BLUES
04 PHILADELPHIA, PA - ELECTRIC FACTORY
05 PHILADELPHIA, PA - ELECTRIC FACTORY
06 WASHINGTON, DC - DAR CONSTITUTION HALL
08 TORONTO, CANADA - MASSEY HALL
09 TORONTO, CANADA - MASSEY HALL
10-13 MANCHESTER, TN - BONNAROO
16 NEW YORK, NY - RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
18 BUFFALO, NY - ALBRIGHT-KNOX GALLERY
26 PILTON, UK - GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL

JULY
01-04 ROSKILDE, DENMARK - ROSKILDE FESTIVAL
06 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND - PARADISO
08 HAMBURG, GERMANY - STADTPARK
09 BRIGHTON, UK - CORN EXCHANGE
12 LYON, FRANCE - LES NUITS DE FOURVIERE
13 LYON, FRANCE - LES NUITS DE FOURVIERE
14 DACHAU (MUNICH), GERMANY - DACHAU MUSIKSOMMER
16 SOUTHWOLD, UK - LATITUDE FESTIVAL
16-18 LISBON, PORTUGAL - SUPER BOCK SUPER ROCK
27 BROOKLYN, NY - CELEBRATE BROOKLYN!
31 MONTREAL, CANADA - OSHEAGA FESTIVAL

AUGUST
02 COLUMBUS, OH - LC PAVILION
03 ROYAL OAK, MI - ROYAL OAK THEATRE
04 MILWAUKEE, WI - RIVERSIDE THEATRE
05 MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FIRST AVENUE
06 MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FIRST AVENUE
06-08 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - LOLLAPALOOZA
11 OSLO, NORWAY - OYA FESTIVAL
13 GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - WAY OUT WEST FESTIVAL
14 HALDERN, GERMANY - HALDERN POP FESTIVAL
15 ST. MALO, FRANCE - LA ROUTE DU ROCK FESTIVAL
18 VIENNA, AUSTRIA - ARENA
21 HASSELT-KIEWIT, BELGIUM - PUKKELPOP FESTIVAL
22 BIDDINGHUIZEN, HOLLAND - LOWLANDS FESTIVAL

SEPTEMBER
03-05 STRADBALLY, CO. LAOIS, IRELAND - ELECTRIC PICNIC
10 VANCOUVER, BC CANADA - MALKIN BOWL
11 REDMOND, WA - MARYMOOR AMPHITHEATER

NOVEMBER
21 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - ANCIENNE BELGIQUE
23 PARIS, FRANCE - OLYMPIA
24 BRISTOL, UK - ACADEMY
25 COVENTRY, UK - WARICK ARTS CENTRE
26 GLASGOW, UK - ACADEMY
27 MANCHESTER, UK - ACADEMY

DECEMBER
1 LONDON, UK - BRIXTON ACADEMY

For more information on The National, head to americanmary.com.

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