The National to perform on his return episode of The Late Show.While appearing as a special guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Letterman was asked if there were any particular performances that stuck out to him during his time as the late-night talk show host, to which he chose to speak about The National.“This is the second time in my life that this is happening here and I am thrilled about both occurrences.
We were talking about being on the programme and the question came up ‘What about the music?’,” Letterman said.“And I said ‘What about The National?’, because I had just spent some time with them recently and had been to a show recently and have just kind of fallen in love with their music.
It’s tremendous.”He went on to explain that someone told him they were currently on tour but that they would get in contact with the band.
The group decided they would leave the tour to appear on Letterman’s episode of The Late Show.A similar occurrence happened to Letterman with the Foo Fighters a few years prior. “This happened one other time with the Foo Fighters, so tip of the hat to the Foo Fighters,” he said. “When I came back from surgery, they were on tour somewhere in South America and came way out of their way to come and be on that show.Read more on nme.com