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The National performing "I Should Live in Salt" Live on KCRW

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One of indie rock's most reliably great bands, The National, is at the top of their game on their new album, Trouble Will Find Me. Guest host Chris Douridas hosts a special live performance from the Brooklyn-based band on Morning Becomes Eclectic. Watch / Listen to the full session here: http://www.kcrw.com/music/programs/mb/mb130813the_national
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gladys paz (8 months ago)
You should know me better than that
LPC Cocteau (10 months ago)
A great song live
TheSupernova78 (10 months ago)
Love The National... Also love the version made by Asgeir... he's a great artist <3
Robin Plumb (11 months ago)
Sublime
jedischooldropout (1 year ago)
I used to think that Johnny Cash was able to describe every situation that my life had ended up at. Nerp, The National filled in a few gaps. Smiley face and then some sad faces which are tearful happy faces.
Lilly Hawk (1 year ago)
YOU should know me better than that sweetie
Linda Collette (1 year ago)
...
Rich Mello (1 year ago)
Whoever gave this video a thumbs down should live in salt.
Abbey (1 year ago)
Thank you Aaron for introducing me to this song <3
Sofi Alive (2 years ago)
I love Matt
Hubert cumberdale (10 months ago)
Sofi Alive what about everyone else, it’s not just matt that does all the work ;(
MARCIO BILL (2 years ago)
Maravilhosa!!! The National is the FODA!!!
dochmbi (2 years ago)
PJSalt PJSalt PJSalt Reynad's Theme Song
Retale M (3 years ago)
love this! come to sweden!
Shane Pleasance (3 years ago)
That time signature...
potcornz (3 months ago)
I feel like the best way to divide it is: 2/8 + 2/8 + 2/8 + 3/8 = 9/8 first bar then simply 4/4 or 8/8. The chorus actually has a 9/8 bar every fourth measure: it's 4/4 - 4/4 - 4/4 - 9/8
Jack Watters (4 months ago)
17/8, First count 9, then count 8. Then is goes to 4/4.
Teddy Westside (10 months ago)
It's in 9/8
thurnishaley004 (11 months ago)
17/8
Luciano Leite da Silva (2 years ago)
+Shane Pleasance At first, I was so unconfortable while listening to it, this apparently clumsy time signature,...but now is like honey flowing to my brain.
Bruce Granofsky (3 years ago)
That odd bar with the extra beat in the verse works so well.
rarethen9 (3 years ago)
where the fuck was this video my whole life
technicalscience (3 years ago)
The National really are incredible. Late night, after a few drinks, I can easily fall into a trance with them on in the headphones. Keep the art coming.
Roy Munson (3 years ago)
Not the same without Devendorf's frenetic drumming. Even tho it is pretty subdued in this song anyway.
bill anderson (3 years ago)
such a great drummer, so interesting with the vocals
gauchoaiz (4 years ago)
One of the few songs that Noel Gallagher would've wanted to write.
John Isaksson (7 months ago)
Well, so do many other songs. The original "song" is Canon in D by Pachebel and other songs with similar progression are e.g. "Pet Shop Boys - Go West", "The Eagles - Hotel California" and "Green Day - Basket Case" =)
Teddy Westside (10 months ago)
Woah, you're right. It has the same chord progression, or at least a similar sounding one, as Dont Look Back in Anger
Boo Radley (2 years ago)
link, please
Isaac Hatch (4 years ago)
he looks my english teacher 
PrettyOdd88 (4 years ago)
Then I want his number.
Mauricio Parada (4 years ago)
amazing
Bobby Sharp (4 years ago)
I don't know who the beardy trumpet guy is but they should keep him as a chorist... He sounds a thousand times better than the Dessner guys !
Cathleen Fotorny (4 years ago)
You should know me better than that. But maybe, I should have known you better than that.
Andrew Vasutenko (4 years ago)
what the song play after the national in titre?
David Paulius (4 years ago)
Purple Yellow Red And Blue by Portugal. The Man. I was just looking for it too. XD
HummingLoud (4 years ago)
Wonderful musicians.
BonoLightier (4 years ago)
WALTER WHITE!!!!!!
AcademyAwardsPerson (4 years ago)
I am the one who lives in salt.
bill anderson (4 years ago)
+matteocubano  thanks
matteocubano (4 years ago)
+bill anderson you're
bill anderson (4 years ago)
Is it wrong that I got chills reading that?
BonoLightier (4 years ago)
YOU'RE GODDAMN RIGHT!!
Jeff Mendelsohn (4 years ago)
Pretty awesome.
Steve Couch (4 years ago)
Matt reminds me of Walter White in the last few episodes of Breaking Bad.
M GBRIGAROS (4 years ago)
walter white... tiny bit? no?
fossaalta (4 years ago)
meravigliosi..
Christian Andersson (4 years ago)
agree, although i like heavenfaced, graceless and pink rabbits too (slightly more). well, everything except the last song hard to find that has this tinnitus thing going on all through the whole song
N Tertaining (5 years ago)
There's tough competition.
Chris Ducat (5 years ago)
Listening to Alligator recently, I have to say: they're well matched
Mohammed Alsadi (5 years ago)
Lets beat the one voter and vote against it! Yeah! :D
DistractionCascade (5 years ago)
one down voter lives in pepper
amirs74 (5 years ago)
great song and album !
DrMorrisOnline (5 years ago)
I didn't like this song at all the first few times I listened to the album. However, now it's one of my favorites on the album. I read that Scott Devendorf sees this song as a meditative entrace to the album. The chord change when they shift to the "I should live in salt for leaving you" line is beyond brilliant.
The Automatic Stops (5 years ago)
The random moment when the keyboard player pulls a trumpet out of nowhere and starts rocking out :)
Vishnu Neppala (5 years ago)
wowowow this is great. one of the bands that i really wanna see live.
TheMrAngelDeath (5 years ago)
Wasn't drunk? Impressive.
slawrie90 (5 years ago)
He hurt his back and he had to rest.
Jack Watters (5 years ago)
Where's Bryan???
MrSpaghetti (5 years ago)
Oh god yes <3
Finnian Evans (5 years ago)
Album of the year

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