Watch the National Light Up ‘Terrible Love’ With the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir at Outside Lands
Team-up happened on the 18th anniversary of Jerry Garcia's death
The National’s long-in-the-works Grateful Dead tribute album is finally coming to fruition, but fans at this past weekend’s Outside Lands festival were lucky enough to see the Trouble Will Find Me quintet team with a Dead veteran in the flesh. Bob Weir joined the “dad-rock” champions onstage for a powerfully trembling rendition of “Terrible Love,” the cold sweat-soaked opener off the National’s 2010 effort, High Violet. Footage of the live collaboration has surfaced online and can be found above. The volume wavers throughout and the lighting is off-key in places, but the clip’s still worth a click — the National’s August 9 set ranked among the 10 Best Things SPIN Saw at Outside Lands on Friday.