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Video: Watch The National’s star-studded clip for “Conversation 16″

The NationalHave a look at the brand new video for The National’s song “Conversation 16″. The star studded clip features comedian Kirstin Shall (The Daily Show, Flight Of The Concords, Dinner For Schmucks), John Slattery (Mad Men, 30 Rock, Iron Man 2) and American Splendour‘s James Urbaniak.

Kirstin Shall plays the American president, while James Urbaniak is the foreign leader with a crush her. The president’s secret service agents are played by members of The National and John Slattery, the man whose unrequited love for the president forms the basis of the story. Spoiler: there is a thong with the presidential seal on it.

Watch this fantastic clip below:

The National’s ‘High Violet’ is out now through 4AD/Remote Control.

Posted in News on March 16th, 2011 - By Leo / Tags: , , ,