American singer-songwriter and musician Matt Berninger, lead singer of The National, announced the release of his first solo full-length. Serpentine Prison is out on October 2nd via Book Records. It was produced by Booker T. Jones. It features different artists and friends: Matt Barrick (The Walkmen, Jonathan Fire*Eater), Andrew Bird, Mike Brewer, Hayden Desser, Scott Devendorf (The National), Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz), Booker T. Jones, Teddy Jones, Brent Knopf (EL VY, Menomena), Ben Lanz (The National, Beirut), Walter Martin (The Walkmen, Jonathan Fire*Eater), Sean O’Brien, Mickey Raphael (Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan), Kyle Resnick (The National, Beirut), Matt Sheehy (EL VY, Lost Lander) and Harrison Whitford (Phoebe Bridgers).
We already shared the title-track; “Distant Axis” is the new excerpt. Watch the official video directed by Tom Berninger and Chris Sgroi.