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  1. May 21,  · It's a testament to the good will engendered by Alligator that fans are now likewise calling the National's follow-up, Boxer, a grower. Despite the scrutiny greeting its release (brought on by the inevitable leaks), many listeners seem to be approaching these songs patiently, giving Boxer the space and time to reveal its dark, /
  2. Boxer is the fourth studio album by American indie rock band The National, released on May 22, on Beggars Banquet Records. Produced by both Peter Katis and the band itself, the album has sold.
  3. Jan 16,  · With Boxer, the National have reached four albums into their increasingly lauded career, never hurrying the tempo, never over-reaching in volume or instrumental density/5().
  4. Sep 23,  · My favourite album: Boxer by the National. It like a relic from another era, with sprays of flowers on the side of the stage, men in suits and bridesmaids in 50s dresses dancing gamely. Despite being the product of a happy accident, it fits Boxer handsomely; a record built around fleeing the outside world for domesticity – "picking apples.
  5. The National don't do anything radically different on Boxer, but then again, they don't really need to: their literate, quietly anthemic take on indie rock seemed to have arrived fully formed on their self-titled debut. Boxer just hones in even more precisely and intimately on the heartfelt territory the band covers, with punchy-yet-polished production and orchestration by the Clogs 8/
  6. The National was kind enough to let us test the Millard Method for two concerts at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California last September. These live recordings were made with vintage AKG E microphones and a restored Nakamichi cassette deck which are identical to .
  7. Jan 16,  · Every song on Boxer is wondrous (except Racing Like a Pro"), worthy of repeated listening for inventive songcraft, spot on production, evocative mood, and the rare fact of a deep baritone on vocal. Essential/5().

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