Death Cab For Cutie - The Blue
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Based on 56 ratings
2019 Ratings: #791
September 6, 2019 / Release Date
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Atlantic / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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"The Blue" is a great return to Death Cab For Cutie's earlier roots! The production is great, Ben Gibbard's lyrics are a breath of fresh air and the EP contains some of their best work in a long time!

To The Ground: 10
Kids in '99: 9.5
Man In Blue: 8.5
Before The Bombs: 9
Blue Bloods: 7

Score:
8.8
Exceptional
laz456
50
Do you remember how when you were younger and Ben Gibbard's writing was better?
LaCroixBoix
88
Death Cab should've put these songs on Thank You For Today. Such a big improvement and tells better stories with returns to their original sound that made me love them for all these years.

Best Track(s): To the Ground, Kids in '99, Man In Blue
Universe555
75
everything that Thank You For Today should've been, captivated in 5 great tracks. i really wish Death Cab, with their next release, decides to make something like The Blue.
Schmedess
75
Death Cab For Cutie have shortly followed up 2018s “Thank You For Today”, which was a pretty clean new wave/indie inspired record. I did like it, tracks like “Northern Lights” I still jam pretty hard to today. But Death Cab is bringing some of their best tracks in years on this new EP. “Blue” takes on a different tone than their 2018 effort. It’s darker, more atmospheric, and genuinely a lot heavier. A primary example of this being “To The ... read more
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Track List

  1. To the Ground
  2. Kids in '99
  3. Man in Blue
  4. Before the Bombs
  5. Blue Bloods
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Added on: August 5, 2019