The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio

March 31, 2010 by  

The first single from The National’s forthcoming new album High Violet will be ‘Bloodbuzz Ohio’, due for release on 7″ vinyl and digital downloadon May 3rd through 4AD.

The single comes backed with a brand new song entitled ‘Sin-Eaters’, recorded at The National’s own studio in Brooklyn, and mixed by Patrick Dillet at Kampo in New York. The artwork features work by acclaimed Ohio-born New York-based artist Mark Fox.

Fans can now download a free MP3 of ‘Bloodbuzz Ohio’ by heading to

The National will play a one-off show London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 6th. Preceeding that they will play a low-key set at the Electric Ballroom in Camden on May 5th. Tickets for both dates sold out immediately.

The Brooklyn quintet release their fifth full-length studio album High Violet on May 10th.