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Sunday Sorrow (Sunday Shuffle #364)

Alligator, the breakthrough album from The National, turned 10 earlier this week. It was the first time I'd heard of the band; KEXP played "Abel" quite a bit, as I recall. It took my friend Mike (who blogged as Little Toy Robot) talking up the album as a whole for me to pick it up; he was absolutely right about it being great. I became an instant fan of the band and I think they've only gotten better. Their music can be a little gloomy but the reason why I'm titling this "Sorrow" is that is one of their songs, a song they once played for many hours straight. If you don't know the band, I encourage you to check them out.

1. Lucky You (10) - from their 2007 Daytrotter Session
2. Lit Up (4) - from Alligator
3. Gospel (9) - from their 2007 Daytrotter Session
4. It Never Happened (11) - from Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
5. Runaway (24) - from High Violet
6. Heavenfaced (21) - from Trouble Will Find Me
7. Lemonworld (21) - from High Violet
8. All The Wine (3) - from Alligator
9. Thirsty (11) - from Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
10. Sea of Love (20) - from Trouble Will Find Me

Note #1: I only recently ripped Alligator, which accounts for the low play totals.

Note #2: "Lucky You" is originally from Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers

Note #3: "Gospel" is originally from Boxer

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