Death Cab’s Major-Label Plans

Holed up in the middle of nowhere, bored Death Cabbers get drunk and dress up as knights. Ben Gibbard talks to Rolling Stone about recording the follow-up to Transatlanticism and next week’s gig at the Bait Shop…

“Radio, for the most part, is not so helpful to bands. And, frankly, I don’t see much difference between performing on Letterman and on The OC — you’re just playing your songs. I’m sure it’s not cool to some people who’ve liked us in the past, but I could really give a fuck.”

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