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Death Cab For Cutie announce show at Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Death Cab For Cutie

Thursday 24th January 2019

The Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Tickets €33.50 on sale Friday 22nd @ 9am – buy yours here

Atlantic Records’ Death Cab for Cutie has officially announced the release of their upcoming ninth studio album. Thank You for Today and it arrives everywhere on Friday, August 17th

Thank You for Today was produced and mixed by Rich Costey (Fiona Apple, Franz Ferdinand, Muse), who also produced the band’s last album the GRAMMY® nominated KINTSUGI.

Thank You for Today marks the first Death Cab for Cutie release to see long time bandmates Gibbard, Nick Harmer, and Jason McGerr joined in the studio by new members Dave Depper (Menomena, Fruit Bats, Corin Tucker, Ray Lamontagne) and Zac Rae (My Brightest Diamond, Fiona Apple, Lana Del Rey, Gnarls Barkley). Depper and Rae have both been part of Death Cab’s touring band since 2015.

Death Cab for Cutie was born in 1997 when Western Washington University engineering student and budding guitarist-songwriter Benjamin Gibbard first united with guitarist-keyboardist-producer Chris Walla and bassist Nick Harmer to record a demo cassette dubbed YOU CAN PLAY THESE SONGS WITH CHORDS. Though Gibbard had initially conceived the tape as a solo project, the eight-song cassette proved both popular and aesthetically successful, prompting him to reconfigure Death Cab for Cutie as a full band.

Immediately hailed as one of indie rock’s most compelling and creative collectives, Death Cab for Cutie’s milestone debut album, SOMETHING ABOUT AIRPLANES, arrived in 1998 via the Seattle-based independent label, Barsuk. The band enjoyed a long relationship with Barsuk before making their Atlantic Records debut with 2005’s fifth studio release, “PLANS.” The album proved the band’s popular breakthrough, earning RIAA platinum certification as well as spawning the chart-topping singles, “Soul Meets Body” and “I Will Follow You Into The Dark.”  The latter track was honored with a GRAMMY® nomination as “Best Pop Performance By Duo Or Group With Vocals,” with PLANS receiving the nod as “Best Alternative Album.”  DIRECTIONS, the 2006 DVD companion to PLANS, earned an additional GRAMMY® nod as “Best Longform Music Video.”

Tickets €33.50 on sale Friday 22nd @ 9am – buy yours here