Watch The National Debut New _Sleep Well Beast_ Songs in Paris

June 23, 2017

The National played an intimate show in Paris at 104/Cent Quatre where they debuted five songs off of their new album Sleep Well Beast including the opening “Nobody Else Will Be There,” the lead single “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness,” “Guilty Party,” “Carin at the Liquor Store” and the title track. 

Watch the full show below which also includes older tunes like “Apartment Story,” “Fake Empire” and “Terrible Love” as well as previously played Sleep Well Beast tunes “Day I Die,” “Walk It Back” and “Empire Line.” 

The National are on tour for much of the fall beginning with an August 12 slot at Haven Festival. Sleep Well Beast arrives September 8 where they will kick off a tour shortly thereafter on September 16.