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Death Cab For Cutie

Codes and Keys 5/31

In the three years since Death Cab for Cutie released their last album, the Washington-based rockers have been busy – and not just working on their seventh LP, Codes and Keys. Since 2008, every Death Cab member has undergone a Major Life Change: frontman Ben Gibbard and bassist Nick Harmer got married (Gibbard to actress Zooey Deschanel); drummer Jason McGerr had a kid; and guitarist Chris Walla relocated from Portland to Seattle.

So it makes sense that the band's new album (out May 31st) wrestles with the idea of belonging. "We're struggling with the idea of home," Walla tells Rolling Stone.

Read the full story here.


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