THE NATIONAL Easy to find in Freo

The National
are celebrating the release of their eighth studio album I Am Easy To Find with an Australian tour hitting Fremantle Arts Centre on Saturday, March 21 next year. Making the the port city date an even more exciting proposition, they will be supported on all their dates down under by Los Angeles songwriter (and one third of boygeniusPhoebe Bridgers.

It’s a welcome return to Western Australia for the Ohio-raised, Brooklyn-based band after their last visit in 2018 only included dates on the east coast. This tour sees The National nestle into their most intimate Australian venues in a decade, delivering fans the raw intensity and emotion of their live show, up close and personal. One of the world’s great live bands, read the X-Press review of I Am Easy To Find HERE. Check out the moving Mike Mills short film of the same name, starring Alicia Vikander, below.

Los Angeles support act Bridgers released her debut album Stranger In The Alps in 2017 to international acclaim, with haunting, introspective songs that garnered widespread comparisons to legendary songwriters like Elliott Smith and Joni Mitchell. In the last 12 months, Bridgers has continued with a prolific release schedule; teaming up with Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus to release an EP as boygenius and joining forces with Conor Oberst for a full-length album under the guise Better Oblivion Community Centre. This anticipated Perth visit follows popular shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane earlier this year.

I Am Easy To Find is out now. The National and Phoebe Bridgers play Fremantle Arts Centre on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Tickets on sale Friday, June 28 at 9am local time from handsometours.com.

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