When The National performed at Cork’s Sounds From A Safe Harbour festival in 2017, they were raising the curtains on 18 months of punishing touring. After that, the plan was to lay low and recuperate. What the Ohio five piece certainly hadn’t in mind was recording another album so soon after their career-best Sleep Well Beast.
After Body & Soul and Castlepalooza, the muddy fields of the midlands take a break from festival season this weekend. Probably for the best as Beyonce gets her Beyhive in Formation for a show that’s not quite sold out at Croke Park tomorrow.
MUSIC NEWS: It may be legally classed as hearsay, but NME reports that a Stone Roses fan met Reni recently, and the drummer told him the band have recorded music other than their recent release ‘All For One’ and that it “sounds beautiful”.