Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Jam of the Day | The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio

"I still owe money to the money to the money I owe..."

I learned a long time ago that there is so much more to The National than Matt Berninger's voice. Unfortunately, that's what I focused on when I first heard "Fake Empire." I quickly soured on the vocals. I didn't even make it through the song.

Big mistake.

And we all make mistakes when it comes to music. Hell, I really didn't think much of Yankee Hotel Foxtrot when I heard it for the first time. It didn't make sense to me, much like The National made little sense to my ears.

I never thought there would come a day when I would be so obsessed with one of their songs, like I am with "Bloodbuzz Ohio," a new track off their upcoming album, High Violet, which comes out May 11th.

Give this one some of your time. Listen the whole way through.

The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio

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