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The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness (3:56)

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“The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness” is the first single from The National’s seventh album Sleep Well Beast. According to an interview with Pitchfork, the song is “an abstract portrait of a weird time we’re in.”

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Maybe I listen more than you think
I can tell that somebody sold you
We said we've never let anyone in
We said we'd only die of lonely secrets


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