According to Spin and MTV, Death Cab's ultra-busy frontman Ben Gibbard has announced that the band is working on a new record that should be out in the spring of next year. The album will be produced by guitarist Chris Walla, who also produced last year's record by The Thermals.
While Gibbard has been busy both personally and professionally -- getting married to indie sweetheart Zooey Deschanel and cutting a brilliant album with Sun Volt's Jay Farrar titled One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Music from Kerouac's Big Sur -- he says that the band is in a place where their other projects and geographic distance don't interfere. They're close and ready for the new record. So are we.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
More music news after the jump...
Sound of the City: "Cool Records Don't Make the Basis for Good History": A Chat About the Perils of Record Collecting (and Weird Biases of Nick Hornby) with Cultural Guru Karl Hagstrom Miller
TwentyFourBit: Joanna Newsom, Jim James Guest on Roots Album
Idolator: Akon and RedOne Talk Lady Gaga's Upcoming Album
Pitchfork: Festivals in Brief: Great Escape, Liverpool Sound City, Springfestival, FutureEverything
Tiny Mix Tapes: Erykah Badu Brings New Amerykah to Old America