By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – “Last night was different, it was in a way better than our previous shows,” said Matt Berninger, the ever calm and pleasant frontman of the Brooklyn-based indie rock band The National. “The show was at a small, intimate venue, and we could feel how much more the people were connected.”
From the moment the band appeared on stage and played the initial notes of Runaway, accompanied by Berninger’s enchanting baritone vocals, the music, accentuated by spellbinding lyrics and brilliant stage lighting, was all that existed for . . .