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The National

From left to right; Kyle Resnick, Scott Devendorf, Bryce Dessner, Matt Berninger, Aaron Dessner, Bryan Devendorf and Ben Lanz

The National are an American indie band formed in 1999 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The band has covered songs that have been sung by characters in the series that have been released via YouTube.

In November 2015, the release of a cover of Linda's "Thanksgiving for Everybody (Except for Europeans)" song was canceled following the terrorist attacks in Paris, which occurred after the airdate (November 8) of "Gayle Makin' Bob Sled, the episode which originally featured the song.[1]

In an interview with TV Insider published May 20, 2016. Show creator Loren Bouchard revealed that the band would be covering "Bad Stuff Happens in the Bathroom", the musical number featured in "Glued, Where's My Bob?."[2]It was later released on July 14, 2016 and features singer Matt Berninger singing Bob's part and English singer Låpsley singing Louise's part.

Released November 15, 2023, former Bob's Burgers supervising director Bernard Derriman directed the music video for the band's song "Laugh Track" (feat. Phoebe Bridgers).[3]


Touring musicians
  • Ben Lanz - Trombone, synths (2007–present)
  • Kyle Resnick - Trumpet, background vocals (2007–present)

Songs covered[]