Watch The National on Letterman

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Watch The National on Letterman

In addition to a recent ACL performance and a string of upcoming tour dates, The National performed on the Late Show With David Letterman last night.

Playing its new single “Conversation 16″ from High Violet, one of Paste’s favorite albums of 2010, The National was joined onstage by Arcade Fire member Richard Reed Parry. Watch below:

Dates:

February
15 – Brussels, Belgium @ Forest National (w/ Sharon Van Etten)
17 – Utrecht, Netherlands @ Cross-Link Festival
18 – Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Cross-Link Festival
19 – Groningen, Netherlands @ Cross-Link Festival
20 – Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Cross-Link Festival
22 – Krakow, Poland @ Studio (w/ Sharon Van Etten)
24 – Warsaw, Poland @ Stodla (w/ Sharon Van Etten)
25 – Berlin, Germany @ C-Halle (w/ Sharon Van Etten)
26 – Aarhus, Denmark @ SCC (w/ Sharon Van Etten)
28 – Lund, Sweden @ Mejeriet (w/ Sharon Van Etten)

March
1 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Cirkus (w/ Sharon Van Etten)
3 – Helsinki, Finland @ The House of Culture (w/ Sharon Van Etten)
4 – Helsinki, Finland @ The House of Culture (w/ Sharon Van Etten)
15 – Singapore @ Mosaic Music Festival
17 – Tokyo, Japan @ Duo

April
2 – Santiago, Chile @ Lollapalooza Chile
10 – Mexico City, Mexico @ Vive Latino
17 – Indio, Calif. @ Coachella Music Festival
19 – Tulsa, Okla. @ Cain’s Ballroom
22 – Chicago, Ill. @ UIC Pavilion (w/ Arcade Fire)
24 – Chicago, Ill. @ UIC Pavilion (w/ Arcade Fire)
25 – Chicago, Ill. @ UIC Pavilion (w/ Arcade Fire)

May
23 – Porto, Portugal @ Coiseum
24 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Campo Pequeno
26-28 – Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound

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