SOURCE: Atlantic Records

March 18, 2008 16:50 ET

Death Cab for Cutie Release Highly Anticipated New Single, "I Will Possess Your Heart"; New Album, "NARROW STAIRS," in Stores and Online May 13th; More Tour Dates and Festival Appearances Confirmed

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie has released their highly anticipated new single, the epic "I Will Possess Your Heart" (see below for song links). This marks the first release from the band's forthcoming album, "NARROW STAIRS," the follow-up to their Grammy nominated platinum-certified 2005 release "PLANS." "NARROW STAIRS," which was produced and mixed by their very own Chris Walla, will arrive in stores and at all online retailers on May 13th. Death Cab is currently in Los Angeles filming the companion music video for "I Will Possess Your Heart."

In other Death Cab news, the group has recently confirmed more tour dates and festival appearances in celebration of their new album. In addition to previously announced performances at Coachella and Bonnaroo, they are also confirmed for the Sasquatch! Festival on May 25th and for a show at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado on May 28th. All tour dates thus far announced are listed below, with many more shows for May and June to be announced in the coming weeks.

Listen to "I Will Possess Your Heart" here:

Real: http://streamos.atlrec.com/real/atlantic/deathcabforcutie/audio/i_will_possess_your_heart_album_version.ram

Win: http://streamos.atlrec.com/wmedia/atlantic/deathcabforcutie/audio/i_will_possess_your_heart_album_version.wax

For news, tour dates, and other exclusives, please visit: www.deathcabforcutie.com, www.myspace.com/deathcabforcutie, or www.atlanticrecords.com/deathcabforcutie.

Death Cab for Cutie is: Ben Gibbard: guitars, keyboards, vocals * Chris Walla: guitars, keyboards * Nick Harmer: bass * Jason McGerr: drums

            Death Cab for Cutie Tour Dates

April 18      Bremerton, WA        Admiral Theatre*
April 19      Eugene, OR           McDonald Theatre*
April 21      Arcata, CA           Van Dozer Theatre/Humboldt State Univ*
April 22      Davis, CA            UC Davis-Freeborn Hall*
April 23      San Francisco, CA    The Fillmore*
April 24      Las Vegas, NV        The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel
April 26      Indio, CA            Coachella
May 9         Providence, RI       Providence Piers
May 10        Boston, MA           Bank of America Pavilion
May 24        Portland, OR         Les Schwab Theatre
May 25        George, WA           Sasquatch!
May 28        Morrison, CO         Red Rocks Amphitheatre
June 15       Manchester, TN       Bonnaroo
July 27       Pemberton, BC        Pemberton Festival

*denotes sold-out show

More to come...

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