After saying First Two Pages of Frankenstein with “Tropic Morning Information” in January and following it up with “New Order T-Shirt” final month, The Nationwide have delivered a 3rd preview of the report titled “Eucalyptus”.
A press launch reveals that Bryce Dessner despatched the tune to Matt Berninger a very long time in the past. Berninger added lyrics after remembering the tune, and requested to play it throughout a soundcheck earlier than their Capitol Theatre present final yr. Berninger says, “We rehearsed it twice with out ever having had a demo and performed it to the viewers that night time, and what you hear on the album was partially recorded throughout that efficiency. It’s received this uncooked, quick feeling, and it made sense to depart the tough edges as a substitute of making an attempt to good them.”
He provides, “All through the report there’s loads of wanting into the abyss and questioning if a relationship has run its course. “Eucalyptus” is a couple of couple splitting up their possessions after a breakup – like, ‘What are we going to do with the spring water we get delivered, what’s going to occur to all these vegetation?’ It’s about all these little issues you find yourself having to consider once you’ve change into so linked to somebody.”
First Two Pages of Frankenstein was produced by The Nationwide at Lengthy Pond Studios in upstate New York, and options visitor appearances from Taylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers and Sufjan Stevens.