The New York (by way of Ohio) group the National finally began to garner a bit of mainstream attention with the release of 2005's Alligator. Truth be told, though, they've been putting out solid albums and songs ever since 2001, and we spotlight some of those here today...
From the LP Alligator, 2005 >>> [MP3] "Mr. November" [MP3] "Karen"
From the EP Cherry Tree, 2004 >>> [MP3] "All the Wine"
From the LP Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers, 2003 >>> [MP3] "Available" [MP3] "Slipping Husband"
From their self-titled LP, 2001 >>> [MP3] "John's Star"