See The National perform at Swiss festival, Paléo

See The National perform at Swiss festival, Paléo

The band’s set in full can be streamed online.

If the idea of The National has you even hotter and more bothered than is normal this time of the year, then get excited.

The band performed at Swiss festival Paléo over the weekend, their night headlined by Placebo, and the event with other appearances from The Prodigy, Elton John, The Black Keys and others across its near-week length.

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The band performed at Swiss festival Paléo over the weekend, their night headlined by Placebo, and the event with other appearances from The Prodigy, Elton John, The Black Keys and others across its near-week length.

Now, their set - all hour-plus, including awkward crowd shots ahead of stage time - can be viewed online.

The National played:

Don’t Swallow The Cap
I Should Live in Salt
Mistaken For Strangers
Bloodbuzz Ohio
Sea of Love
Afraid of Everyone
Squalor Victoria
I Need My Girl
This Is the Last Time
Abel
Slow Show
Pink Rabbits
England
Graceless
Fake Empire
Mr. November
Terrible Love

Watch The National’s Matt Berninger and brother Tom receive the Funny or Die treatment for ‘Mistaken for Strangers’ the film.

The National return to the UK this winter, playing the O2 Arena in London on 26th November. 

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