Death Cab for Cutie Working on New Album


Death Cab for Cutie just revealed that the band have headed back into the studio to work on their eighth studio album. The is new album will be their first since 2011’s Codes and Keys.

New spread today when a picture debuted on their Instagram page with a row of guitars. The caption on the photo simply read “Paintbrushes. #inthestudio #deathcab.” They have recently added a few more pictures including a plug area that’s names the Bass Cave, a tour trunk with the initials “DCFC” and lastly an amp with the caption “DCFC LP8 begins #inthestudio #deathcab.”


Cue the squeal of every indie who idolize the band here.

Earlier this year, frontman Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello took to the road to promote the tenth anniversary of their side project, The Postal Service’s album, Give Up. Te tour had been ongoing since the beginning of the year, eventually wrapping up in Chicago this past August.

While the Death Cab’s last album was in 2011, it doesn’t meant hat Gibbard had been away from music at all. The singer released a solo album titled, Former Lives last October. As for Death Cab the full band, they played their break out album, Transatlanticism, in full during their tour stop in Seattle during the Bumbershoot festival in celebration of the tenth anniversary of that album.