Alligator is the third studio album by American indie rock band The National, released on April 12, 2005 on Beggars Banquet. Recorded and produced by Peter Katis and Paul Mahajan, the album brought The National critical acclaim and increased their fanbase significantly. Alligator appeared on many year-end top 10 lists, including Uncut and Planet Sound, both of which ranked it as the number two album of 2005. Pitchfork ranked Alligator at number 40 in their top albums of the 2000s list
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Driver, Surprise Me, 03:20. Keep It Upstairs, 04:19.
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- Photography By – Mathieu Saura
- Written-By – The National
NotesMade in the UK
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 6 07618 13852 3
|BBQ 385||The National||Abel (7", Single)||Beggars Banquet||BBQ 385||UK||2005|
|DPRO||The National||Abel (CD, Single, Enh, Promo)||Beggars Banquet||DPRO||US||2005|
|none||The National||Abel (3xFile, AAC, Single, 256)||Beggars Banquet||none||UK||2005|
|BBQ385CD||The National||Abel (CD, Maxi, Promo)||Beggars Banquet Music Ltd.||BBQ385CD||2005|