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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... read more
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... read more
Planet Stereo features “Meridians” Acoustic Video

Planet Stereo features “Meridians” Acoustic Video

“Breakout folk-pop trio The National Parks are breaking barriers and making a name for themselves. The Utah-based band’s debut album, Young, peaked at lucky number 13 on the iTunes singer/songwriter charts, already solidifying what we knew about this interesting group: They’re ridiculously talented. With stunning music videos on Youtube and a unique sound, The National Parks are poised for stardom.” See full interview feature and interview... read more
“Run Wild” includes “As We Ran”

“Run Wild” includes “As We Ran”

Our single, “As We Ran” was added to “Run Wild” – a Spotify playlist (88,361 followers) dedicated to “fast folk and aggressive Americana guaranteed to open up your stride and push your pace.” The playlist features some of our favorite artists, including: Of Monsters and Men, Mumford & Sons, and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes. If you’re on Spotify you can check out the full playlist... read more
Born Music features “As We Ran” Tour Video

Born Music features “As We Ran” Tour Video

UK – “As We Ran” is a follow-up to The National Parks’ debut album Young, which combines a flurry of horns and piano chords with banjo, violin and layered vocals to create upbeat, folk-pop tracks. Upon release, the album quickly rose to #13 on the iTunes singer/songwriter chart.” See full feature... read more
Direct Current features “Stone’s Throw” Acoustic Video

Direct Current features “Stone’s Throw” Acoustic Video

“The National Parks released their debut album Young in the fall of 2013, a project propelled by touring, critical acclaim, word of mouth and online buzz. Now the Provo, Utah-based folk/pop and Americana trio is prepping their second album Until I Live for a June release and frontman/songsmith Parks is talking “progression and evolution” in describing the upcoming project: ‘I think it still stays true to the core of our sound from the first album, but most of the tracks are bigger, more nuanced, and maybe less folky than Young.'” Read full feature... read more
Nooga Features “Helsinki” Video

Nooga Features “Helsinki” Video

“Buoyed by banjos, acoustic guitars and angelic harmonizing, their sound sits at the carefree crossroads between pop and country music…. [The video] is a gorgeous bit of filmmaking made all the more affecting by the band’s pristine sense of pop construction. Read the full feature... read more