The National — Sleep Well Beast ANALYSIS & REVIEW

Published 09/25/2017

To describe music as being “dark” always has several different meanings to it that can normally be better explained in more specific terms. This album, though, is dark in nearly every sense. From the reliance on low, gravelly, and masked tones to the lyrical themes to the absence of familiar pacing within this kind of work, this is not something to be taken…