Through the pandemic, Ben Gibbard held common Reside From Residence livestreamed performances, one thing we talked with him about in our latest We’ve Received A File On You interview with the Loss of life Cab For Cutie chief.
Final night time, the band hosted a particular livestream forward of them heading out into the analog world with a correct tour in assist of their upcoming album Asphalt Meadows. Gibbard and the remainder of the band carried out a canopy of R.E.M.’s “Close to Wild Heaven,” which Gibbard first coated again in 2013 with assist from Peter Buck and Mike Mills.
Through the present, additionally they did a stripped-down rendition a brand new Asphalt Meadows observe known as “Pepper.” That one begins on the 11m25s mark within the video beneath, and after some questions from the gang, the R.E.M. cowl kicks off at 20m30s.
Asphalt Meadows is out 9/16.