For Death Cab For Cutie fans, news of Chris Walla’s departure was a jarring accompaniment to last August’s announcement that the band had completed their eight full-length. Though Kintsugi was recorded with Walla, Death Cab enlisted Zac Rae as their new touring member. In these acoustic performances of “Black Sun” and “Passenger Seat,” recorded as promotional material for the app Shazam, Rae plays piano, the only instrumentation to underscore both stripped-down renditions. Watch below.
(via DIY Mag)
Kintsugi is out now via Atlantic.