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The National releases “New Order T-Shirt” song & actual New Order t-shirt

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The National has premiered a new song called “New Order T-Shirt,” a track off the band’s upcoming album, First Two Pages of Frankenstein.

“To me the line ‘I keep what I can of you’ means something about everyone I’ve ever known or loved,” says  guitarist Aaron Dessner. “There’s a simplicity to ‘New Order T-Shirt’ that reminds me of our earlier records, but with the full maturity and experience we have now. It feels like a really important song for the future of our band.”

Along with “New Order T-Shirt,” The National is releasing an actual New Order t-shirt, inspired by the “Blue Monday” outfit’s album artwork. Both groups will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the shirt to charity.

You can order yours now via The National’s website,

First Two Pages of Frankenstein will be released April 28. It includes collaborations with Taylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers and Sufjan Stevens, along with the previously released single “Tropic Morning News.”

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