The National Reveal High Violet's Cover Art and Tracklist

The National Reveal <i>High Violet</i>'s Cover Art and Tracklist
It's been less than a week since Brooklyn's the National tantalized us with with a release date and title for their forthcoming follow-up to 2007's Boxer, the elegantly titled High Violet. Not ones to tarry, the band are now treating us not only to the album's minimal yet colourful cover art, but to a full-on tracklist as well.

The cover (pictured above) features an original sculpture by artist Mark Fox titled The Blinding Force. The tracklist can be seen below, along with the band's previously announced tour dates.

High Violet will be released by 4AD on May 11. The album was recorded at the band's studio in Brooklyn.

High Violet:

1. "Terrible Love"
2. "Sorrow"
3. "Anyone's Ghost"
4. "Little Faith"
5. "Afraid Of Everyone"
6. "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
7. "Lemonworld"
8. "Runaway"
9. "Conversation 16"
10. "England"
11. "Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks"

Tour dates:

4/22 Richmond, VA - The National Theatre
4/23 Richmond, VA -The National Theatre
5/6 London, UK - Royal Albert Hall
5/7 Paris, FR - Zenith
5/9 Berlin, DE - Astra
5/22 Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern
5/23 San Diego,CA - Spreckels Theater
5/27 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
6/2 Boston, MA - House of Blues
6/5 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
6/6 Washington DC - DAR Constitution Hall
6/8 Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
6/16 New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall