Watch: The National – Your Mind Is Not Your Friend Feat. Phoebe Bridgers

The National has released the fourth and final offering ahead of its upcoming album, First Two Pages of Frankenstein (out April 28th), the idyllic ‘Your Mind Is Not Your Friend’ featuring Phoebe Bridgers. The track confronts the entanglements of the habitual mind and the overwhelming nature of scrutiny. “Don’t you understand? / Your mind is not your friend again / It takes you by the hand/ And leaves you nowhere,” frontman Matt Berninger croons in tandem with the distinct grace and haunting nature of Bridgers’ vocals.

The wistful, nostalgic video for ‘Your Mind Is Not Your Friend’ stars Matt’s brother Tom Berninger, familiar to fans of The National from his 2014 film about the band, Mistaken For Strangers. Extending the sibling theme, the clip was directed by Jackson Bridgers, Phoebe’s brother, and filmed at locations around Los Angeles.

Stream / Download ‘Your Mind Is Not Your Friend’ here.
Pre-order / Pre-save First Two Pages Of Frankenstein here

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