Death Cab For Cutie‘s Ben Gibbard has released a new song called ‘Life in Quarantine’.
Taking a break from his ‘Live From Home’ series, which he started on March 18, Gibbard wrote the new song for his beloved Seattle and posted a recording of him performing it.
On March 26, Gibbard shared an official recording of the song, which you can listen to below.
Gibbard’s ‘Live From Home’ series sees him perform from his home studio, where he may be joined “digitally” by various guests. Fans are also be able to request songs.
During the first broadcast, Gibbard performed The Postal Service‘s ‘We Will Become Silhouettes’, Death Cab’s ‘Crooked Teeth’ and more. He also offered up a cover of Radiohead‘s classic ‘Fake Plastic Trees’. Watch the first performance below:
Many artists have since taken online to host virtual gigs to music fans while much of the world is in quarantine or self-isolation.
Meanwhile, Coachella has announced that it will be postponed until October, while this month’s SXSW in Austin is also off and the latest induction for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame is being postponed.