Radio Roman: “Lean” – The National

The National, Matt Berninger, Scott Devendorf, Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner, Bryan Devendorf

Don’t hate on me, but I’m into the whole “Hunger Games” thing. A friend dragged me to the first movie, and I thought it was all right; enough to get me to read the first book, and then over the course of a week, the second and third. Hopefully the second film will be better than the first. The songs off the soundtrack I’ve heard so far, especially Coldplay’s “Atlas,” have been a bit of a disappointment. But The National wrote their song right. The Ohio/Brooklyn band is suited to fill the voids of Panem. Take a listen.

Check out the soundtrack tracklisting at Stereogum.


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