Fifteen years ago, Death Cab for Cutie’s Narrow Stairs tackled the malaise of early 30s careers and marriages, and what happens when those don’t pan out.
Death Cab for Cutie show their place in the indie rock pantheon on Asphalt Meadows while also producing music deserving of consideration with some of their best early work.
Helmed by Ben Gibbard Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono is a highly enjoyable tribute to one of music’s most unfairly maligned artists. It reframes the songs in exciting ways.
Thank You for Today spotlights why Death Cab for Cutie remain atop the pop-rock game (even if they've become too predictable and innocuous to ever outdo themselves again).