The National TCR

Brooklyn-based indie rock greats The National have just released their reliably excellent new LP, Trouble Will Find Me, and following a Letterman appearance earlier this week they continued their late-night rounds tonight on The Colbert Report. Frontman Matt Berninger sat down with Colbert for an endearingly awkward chat about perfectionism, aging and the band’s name, before the group — stately as ever — performed ‘Graceless’ for the show and single ‘Sea of Love’ as a web exclusive.

Watch Matt Berninger’s interview on The Colbert Report below.

Watch The National perform ‘Graceless’ below.

Watch The National perform ‘Sea of Love’ below.

If you missed it earlier this week, watch The National perform ‘Don’t Swallow the Cap’ on the Late Show with David Letterman below.

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