CMT Edge Premieres “Stone’s Throw” Acoustic Video

CMT Edge Premieres “Stone’s Throw” Acoustic Video

CMT: The lyric “Do you ever think about the stars? / To see them clear, you have to step into the dark” is one that a lot of people could take to heart. What does that lyric mean to you? Brady: I think that is the lyric that encompasses the meaning of this song and the overarching theme of the entire album. Sometimes the unknown is terrifying but beautiful and exciting. When you’re standing on the edge of something big you just need to take that leap of faith. For the full inteview: The National Parks Take A Leap of...
NPR’s All Song’s Considered Premieres “Helsinki” Video

NPR’s All Song’s Considered Premieres “Helsinki” Video

“There’s a tension in that opening guitar line that adds a bit of mystery to the video, in which a father (played by Finnish actor Antti Luusuaniemi) walks into a still-dark bedroom to wake up his young son. But after that ominous start this video fills with sweetness and wonder.” -Bob Boilen, NPR’s All Song’s Considered....
Baeble Music Premieres “BA BA RA”

Baeble Music Premieres “BA BA RA”

“The obvious comparison to make with The National Parks is to Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros or Mumford & Sons, but that misses on how much more modern The National Parks feel to those more old-fashioned roots acts. The National Parks has a bigger, poppier sound with just enough of a hint of sparse electronic influences to set them apart from the roots crowd.” Read the full premiere...
Relix Premieres Tour Video for “As We Ran”

Relix Premieres Tour Video for “As We Ran”

The band tells Relix, “‘As We Ran’ is one of our favorite songs to play live! It has an immediate energy and the crowd reacts to that from the very first downbeat. It’s big, it’s fun, there’s just a really positive emotion to it that fans connect with. And we wanted to capture that in the video so live show footage, together with shots from tour stops around the country, seemed like the perfect fit!” Full article...