Start a War (3:34)

Cover of Boxer

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  • stateofgrace9

    Walk away now and you're going to start a war. God, I wish I had the balls to say that more often. [2]

    25 Aug 3:38am Reply
  • Darija_GG

    Whatever went away I'll get it over now.I'll get money,I'll get funny again...

    23 Aug 5:25pm Reply
  • WS9167

    The National's acoustic songs are just extremely beautiful.

    6 Oct 2013 Reply
  • MissSmack

    Walk away now and you're going to start a war. God, I wish I had the balls to say that more often.

    10 Jun 2013 Reply
  • 9Nails

    You were always weird, but I never had to hold you by the edges like I do now

    4 May 2013 Reply
  • raffy_rillo

    best drumming warm up song

    9 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Cheezdude

    did you really think that you could put it in a safe behind a painting lock it up and leave?

    4 Mar 2013 Reply
  • goooseberry

    "we expected something more..." love. this. line. well, i love all the lines in this song.

    1 Feb 2013 Reply
  • RipperNumbers

    friday. night. lights.

    28 Dec 2012 Reply
  • daile

    gotta love it ♥

    30 May 2012 Reply
  • 9Nails

    I can't get enough of this!

    18 Oct 2011 Reply
  • ollyh18

    @sockpuppetrenny, Very jealous! Even 4 years later, this song is still one of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard.

    20 Jul 2011 Reply
  • sockpuppetrenny

    I'm so glad I was able to hear this live with Win Butler on backup vocals.

    24 May 2011 Reply
  • middo39

    c'est vrai ce groupe est un grand groupe

    18 May 2011 Reply
  • mjuku

    Amazinggg!!!....

    18 May 2011 Reply
  • Moniquelydia

    je me réjouie de les voir à Nyon le 19 juin.............

    18 May 2011 Reply
  • disorderlypunk_

    I love *-*

    10 May 2011 Reply
  • AdrianaBS

    repimboca da parafuseta... nice song.

    12 Mar 2011 Reply
  • semionato

    no catálogo impressionante da banda, "start a war" é claramente um dos pontos mais luminosos (e olha que na linha acústica-lentinha eles ainda têm uma melhor). não tenho muito a dizer sobre esta música, exceto que eu gosto muito do verso-promessa "i'll be funny again" e que vejo uma belíssima imagem para uma poesia minha no trecho que fala sobre (a inutilidade de?) trancar (o sentimento?) num cofre atrás de uma pintura e sair porta afora. mas o que fascina mesmo é a letra muito convicta e lúcida para um arranjo que parece agitar como que formando ondas, escapar pelas mãos – e isso é muito bem observado no verso "i never had to hold you by the edges like i do now", que concilia letra e harmonia. esse misto de austeridade e opulência coloca a banda numa classe só dela.

    25 Jan 2011 Reply
  • veryplainjane

    best drumming warm up song

    18 Jan 2011 Reply
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