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We are so happy to finally share a new song with you. “Weird Goodbyes,” featuring our friend Bon Iver, is the first song we are releasing from a new record we’ve been working on the last few years. We hope you love it as much as we do. It’s about letting go of the past and moving on, then being overwhelmed by second thoughts — mourning a loss of innocence and motivation and the grief we all suffer in weird goodbyes. The song is built around a beat that got stuck in our heads. We heard Justin’s voice and heart in this song from the beginning and so we sent it to him. We’re grateful he was moved and sang so powerfully with Matt.
Listen Here: https://thenational.ffm.to/weirdgoodbyes
Watch the lyric video: https://youtu.be/zcII2C6yh0A
“Weird Goodbyes” also features the London Contemporary Orchestra and is one of several new songs we’ve been playing this summer that may be part of our new album we are close to finishing — more about that soon!
Stay tuned for much more and thank you so much for your support. It’s been such a joy to play for you again after nearly three years away.