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Have I really not recommended The National's new album, Boxer, yet? Unlike some albums I enjoy because they're exactly the sort of album I'm usually into, The National is more the kind of band that a bunch of my friends would love and I'd be kind of unimpressed by. But I really like this one. Alligator had, I thought, two great tracks ("Secret Meeting" and "Looking for Astronauts") but this new one is all good.

They also appear to have posted a whole bunch of videos right here, though I've only had the time to look at one, so maybe that page sucks. But then again, maybe it doesn't. What do you really have to lose?

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