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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Death Cab For Cutie Premieres Single-Take Music Video on Ustream Today

Posted By on Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 2:17 PM

Ben Gibbard knows you better than you know yourself. Your heart is an empty room, but someday you will be loved, maybe on the day he follows you into the dark and possesses your heart. Okay, I just creeped myself out.

Point is, there's a new Death Cab For Cutie album called Codes and Keys coming out at the end of May, and from the sounds of the lead single/next step in Gibbard's second-person psychological profiling campaign, "You Are A Tourist," it's gonna be good. Maybe not Photo Album-era good, but these things happen. (See what I did there? It's really complex work being a hipst -- um, music blogger.)

More immediately important: today at 4 p.m. PST, you can tune into local media powerhouse/vicarious eagle hatchery Ustream to watch as Gibbard and company make a video for "Tourist," which they  claim will be "the first live, scripted, one-take music video. Ever." What's it going to be like? No idea. Maybe something Easter-themed?

Bam! Is the empty room of your heart possessed yet? Don't lie. Ben Gibbard sees right through you.

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