"Think You Can Wait"

The National have always had a grand cinematic element to their sound, so it's natural to hear them go widescreen for this theme from the film Win Win. With piano, strings and elevating backing vocals, Matt Berninger croons about spiritual struggles: "I'll pull the devil down with me/One way or another."

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From The Archives Issue 1128: April 14, 2011