I must preface this by stating that Transatlanticism is one of my favourite albums, and I’ve always held subsequent Death Cab albums to that same (ridiculously high) standard. So it’s no surprise that after Narrow Stairs, I began to develop a love-hate relationship with the band. 2011’s Codes and Keys was easily their worst album…
Four years in the waiting, Kintsugi is the eighth LP from Death Cab For Cutie. Most are wondering if Death Cab For Cutie can keep releasing well-received songs. Although most critics have been citing Kintsugi as “average,” I would give Death Cab a little less credit. Kintsugi is undoubtedly a strange name for an album….