seymourglass:

“Lay me on the table, put flowers in my mouth and we can say that we invented a summer lovin’ torture party.”

seymourglass:

“Lay me on the table, put flowers in my mouth and we can say that we invented a summer lovin’ torture party.”

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Lemonworld’ by The National, High Violet (2010) Track 7


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fuckyeahbebeth:

this is from the live stream that happened yesterday :D

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Fibers: Q: That’s something that’s really struck me about the record – I know...

Q: That’s something that’s really struck me about the record – I know in the past, there have been a lot of literary references on your records, and it seemed as though titles like ‘Lemonworld’, ‘Bloodbuzz Ohio’ and ‘Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks’ could be references to something else, when in fact they’re just representative of a style that’s become very idiosyncratic to your band.

Matt B: Inventing, yeah. Like ‘Squalor Victoria’ – there’s something in that word that sounds like something because every time you actually try to use real words to describe it, it doesn’t sound like the thing you’re talking about anyway. This character, Vanderlyle Crybaby – I can’t tell you how long it took me to come up with the word “Vanderlyle”. There’s the Nirvana song, ‘Pennyroyal Tea’ – just the word “pennyroyal” I loved, it sounded so great and it’s just the name of a tea. I couldn’t use that – maybe I should have, that would have saved some time – and so I started looking at the rhythm of the word, and the cadence. I probably have a book of a hundred different three syllable things.

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awartinger:

Daily Design. Losing My Breathe

awartinger:

Daily Design. Losing My Breathe

codybrockel:

Probably my favorite song off High Violet.

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monicac713:

“Lemonworld” - The National 

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sersi:

Lemonworld || The National

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Lemonworld | The National | High Violet, 2010

4 days until trouble will find us

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