the national: possible grateful dead tribute album
    • THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2011

    • Posted by: Siobhan Fludder

    It has been confirmed that The National will once again be partnering up with The Red Hot Organization that fights against AIDS for another compilation album, the second since 2009's Dark Was The Night. While according to The National's management, "Bryce and Aaron Dessner are currently working on a follow up to Dark Was The Night" and "no details can be confirmed at this time", hints have been revealed at what exactly is in the works. During an interview with Scott Devendorf, Spinner procured some possible information that this second contribution is hoping to curate a covers album comprised purely of Grateful Dead tributes.

    The band is hoping to re-energize the assortment by including groups that will offer alternative twists to Grateful Dead songs. As Devendorf told Spinner, "half of the record will be reinterpreting it", although they are sure to maintain certain influences, such as with the inclusion of Steve Reich, who is "actually an old friend of [the Grateful Dead's] Phil Lesh". He also reveals that relatively recent artists such as Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes are interested in the covers as well. As for The National's contribution, they are leaning towards "Box of Rain", but are still in the process of deciding.

    Be sure to keep an ear out for more details to come about this second compilation album from The National for The Red Hot Organization.
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