THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Suddenly, The National finds a whole new world of fans

By Jonathan Perry
Globe Correspondent / June 22, 2007

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Alligators are hard to ignore. In the case of the National, a quintet comprising two sets of brothers and a college friend who moved from Cincinnati to Brooklyn to play bitterly bemused, soul-ravaged songs about dreams and failure, an album named for that carnivorous reptile is what got the group noticed -- finally -- after six years of sulking in ... (Full article: 1279 words)

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