Watch The National’s short film ‘I Am Easy to Find’

Alternative rock powerhouse The National just dropped a 24-minute short film, I Am Easy to Find, in collaboration with director Mike Mills.

The film, which features previously unreleased music, serves as a companion piece to the group’s upcoming eighth album of the same name and stars Alicia Vikander (Ex MachinaTomb Raider).

“The National gave me the stems for their songs, some were sketches, some were finished, and encouraged and allowed me to create my own versions of the songs to score the film,” Mills said in a statement. “The album then features different versions of these same seven songs, and nine new songs which sometimes refer to the themes, texts and ideas from the film but are their own work, their own piece of art.”

Stream the film online here. The accompanying album is slated to be released on May 17 and includes the singles “You Had Your Soul With You,” “Light Years” and “Hairpin Turns.”

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