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Death Cab for Cutie Reissuing 'Transatlanticism' for 10th Anniversary

Band is also releasing a separate collection of demos

Death Cab for Cutie band member Ben Gibbard performs in New York City.
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August 29, 2013 12:45 PM ET

Death Cab for Cutie are marking the 10th anniversary of Transatlanticism with a reissue of their breakthrough album. To celebrate, the band will release a new vinyl pressing, along with a digital version, Pitchfork reports.

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Both formats will include download codes for previously unreleased demos of the album's 11 tracks, including "The New Year" and "Title and Registration." Fans who already own the LP can purchase a separate Transatlanticism Demos album digitally. 

Death Cab for Cutie will be playing Transatlanticism in full at the Bumbershoot Music Festival in Seattle this weekend. The reissue of Transatlanticism is due out on October 29th. 

 You can listen to the demo version of "Lightness" here. 

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