KCRW on The National’s “I Am Easy To Find” Album

KCRW - The National's 'I Am Easy to Find' is a rewarding and dynamic project
By Tyler Hale | May 16, 2019

“As per usual, the album is led by Matt Berninger’s trademark musings on, well, whatever it is that he muses on, paired with the colorful musical tapestry the Dessners and Devendorfs weave (in line with the sonic textures of 2017’s Sleep Well Beast). Theirs is a successful formula that fans and critics have gravitated toward for years. But, things are a bit different here; most noticeably the sweeping vocal additions of Gail Ann Dorsey (former Bowie bandmate), Lisa Hannigan, Kate Stables (This Is the Kit), Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and others. Filling in the space behind – and sometimes in lieu of – Matt’s rumble.”