So according to The AV Club website, The National is gearing up for another compilation album, similar to 2009's Dark Was the Night but this time it's something a little different. According to the band's bassist, Scott Devendorf, the album will be a tribute to The Grateful Dead, featuring bands like Crystal Castles, Fleet Foxes and Bon Iver. While it's a relatively bizzare idea, it'll probably be pretty awesome.
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In other The National news, a new song has been floating around the internet. Apparently it's part of the soundtrack for some wonky looking video game called Portal 2.
Here it is: