Watch the brand new video for "Day I Die" by The National

The National have just released the video their latest track "Day I Die" from their forthcoming album 'Sleep Well Beast'.

The video, which was directed by Casey Reas, compresses the frenetic energy of performing with the grind of touring.

It’s a day in the life of The National Reas adds, “Graham MacIndoe captured eighteen time-lapse photo series during rehearsals at Le Centquatre in June 2017 in Paris. Hours of rehearsal are compressed into a few minutes. Over five thousand of these photographs were brought together to make the final video. I wrote custom software to collage multiple photographs together and to compile them into videos. A flickering colour layer abstracted from broadcast television signals augments the black and white footage. The images here are played back at 12fps, near the threshold of the persistence of vision.”

Remember to get your tickets to see The National live at Auckland’s Villa Maria in February 2018. Tickets on sale this Friday.