The National Discography
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Release Date: 2007-05-22
Label: BEGGARS BANQUET
''Boxer'' is the fourth studio album by Brooklyn-based indie rock band The National. It was released on May 22, 2007 by Beggars Banquet Records, and has since sold over 200,000 copies in the United States. The album features a guest performance by Sufjan Stevens on "Ada" and "Racing Like a Pro" and backing vocals by Marla Hansen. Following its release, the album debuted at #68 on the U.S. Billboard 200, selling about 9,500 copies in its first week. The song "Slow Show" contains lyrics from the band's song "29 Years," first found on their self-titled debut album. A film by Vincent Moon documenting the creation of the album, titled ''A Skin, a Night'', was released along with a collection of B-sides and rarities titled ''The Virginia EP'' on May 20, 2008.
The album cover is a photo of the band performing "The Geese of Beverly Road" (from the band's third album ''Alligator'') at producer Peter Katis' wedding.
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