The stay dates celebrates the twentieth anniversaries of every band’s seminal 2003 album, The Postal Service’s Give Up and Death Cab for Cutie’s breakthrough fourth studio LP Transatlanticism – two classics launched inside a mere eight months of each other and created with a complete recording price range of simply $20k. Benjamin Gibbard, co-founder of each bands, will proceed to tug double responsibility on the 2024 dates, performing Give Up and Transatlanticism in full alongside his respective bandmates.
“I do know for a truth I’ll by no means have a yr once more like 2003. The Postal Service report got here out, Transatlanticism got here out. These two data will likely be on my tombstone, and I’m completely nice with that. I’ve by no means had a extra creatively impressed yr,” says Gibbard.
They have additionally added extra North American dates to the tour. The extension is available in response to large demand from followers, following the joint tour’s critically acclaimed and wildly-successful 2023 dates. That run was totally sold-out and included back-to-back exhibits at NYC’s Madison Sq. Backyard, three nights at LA’s Hollywood Bowl.