Death Cab For Cutie have paid tribute to Low‘s Mimi Parker with a cover of ‘The Plan’.
Parker, the group’s vocalist and drummer, passed away in November from ovarian cancer at the age of 55, leading to an outpouring of tributes from the artist community.
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Now, Death Cab For Cutie have shared their own musical tribute in the form of the new cover. “We believe the best way to remember the musicians we lose is to play their songs. ‘The Plan’ has always been one of our favorite Low songs and is presented here in tribute to Mimi,” said the group’s vocalist Ben Gibbard.
The cover will appear as the closing track on an acoustic version of Death Cab For Cutie’s most recent album ‘Asphalt Meadows’, which came out in September. ‘Asphalt Meadows: Acoustic’, will be out on March 10.
Check out the band’s interpretation of ‘The Plan’ below.
Speaking to NME about ‘Asphalt Meadows’, Gibbard discussed how he gained a new perspective on music from playing livestreams during the COVID-19 pandemic, where he would often do covers or dig out Death Cab deep cuts.
“For anybody who has been doing this as long as we have, there’s this delicate balance that you’re…