Last post I talked about Death Cab For Cutie. It was a long post for just the origins of the band so I split it up to give you guys a break. I'm going to jump right back in head first. So, we know Death Cab for Cutie produced their album Transatlanticism and obviously it was a huge hit. The band was gaining a lot of attention in the indie music scene, that being said there were a lot of labels out there that wanted to scoop them up. The band stated that they did talk to everyone, and Atlantic Records won. So, like the little band that loves change that they are, up and left long time record label Barsuk Records. They didn't leave on bad terms, so I suppose that's a good thing. I suppose when you're so used to be left, or leaving people, you get good at it. >.> *cough, DCFC, cough*. Despite just signing with Atlantic Records, the band still encouraged fans to download their music from the internet due to their worry about corporate economics. So, now that the band was with Atlantic Records, they needed to produce an album. This album was Plans and was released in August of 2005. Of course, everyone enjoyed it, and it take very long for the album to become popular. The band received a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Album 2005. Other events that happened up until the end of 2006 were a touring DVD, supporting animal rights group PETA, the release of Directions (a series of short films based on Plans), a first appearance at Neil Young's Bridge School, and a lengthy tour of the United States to top it all off. I suppose you could say they're busy guys huh?
Now, we got to 2007 *Time travel noise/Whoosh*. O.K we're they're (not really, stupid), and it is October. Walla had announced that the band was working on their new album, and that this was going to be something that nobody would be expecting and that it truly was spectacular. Walla said, "I'm really excited. It's really got some teeth. The landscape of the thing is way, way more lunar than the urban meadow sort of thing that's been happening for the last couple of records." Walla also went on to say that the album was more "loud" and "abrasive". The first track that was released from the album was "I Will Possess Your Heart" on March 18, 2007. Again DCFC was Grammy nominated for best "Alternative Music Album" in 2008 and also received a nomination for "Best Rock Song" for the track "I Will Possess Your Heart." They were also nominated for "Best Alternative Album" in 2009, yet again. Hmm... sounds a little like Leonardo DiCaprio never seeming to be able to win a Golden Globe. Just Saying.
Okay now we head off to 2011. The band released the album "Codes And Keys" on May 31st, 2011. And now, fast forward to 3013! It was rumored that Death Cab For Cutie was going to produce their 8th album, and was announced by the band on their Instagram. It will be released on October 29th, 2013 (which is tomorrow btw).