Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard shares new song ‘Life in Quarantine’

The frontman took a break from his 'Live From Home' series to deliver the new song

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.

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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:

 

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Recent weeks have seen many gigs, tours and festivals cancelled across the world to prevent the spread of coronavirus – with Glastonbury 2020 among the latest events to be pulled.

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.

Get details of every cancelled gig, festival and tour due to coronavirus – and how to get your ticket refund.

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