The National Perform Six Hour Set Of “Sorrow”

The National Sorrow

That’s quite the setlist!  We’ve certainly been to a few shows here and there that seem to resemble marathons more than concerts, but The National‘s recent MoMA PS1 performance will surely go down in history as being in a league of its own.

Pitchfork reports that on May 5, the band played “Sorrow” (a fan favorite from their acclaimed album High Violet) 105 times.  In a row.  Over the course of six hours.  Six.  Hours.   We’re speechless.   Here’s the original:

Are there any other songs out there that you’d voluntarily listen to for six hours straight?

Click here to grab tickets to their less lengthy, but no less memorable, Madison show at the Orpheum Theater on September 15.  

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