Watch Death Cab for Cutie Play “Black Sun” on “Letterman”

Credit: We Are the RhoadsDeath Cab for Cutie's new lineup made their television debut Thursday night when they took the stage at The Late Show with David Letterman. The band performed "Black Sun," the first single from their forthcoming album, Kintsugi.

The new lineup is without founding member Chris Walla, who left the band last year. Guitarist Dave Depper and keyboardist Zac Rae were recruited to DCFC's touring band in place of Walla.

Before DCFC played "Black Sun," host David Letterman asked the Washington-based band if they had ever climbed Mt. Whitney, to which frontman Ben Gibbard replied, "No." That may be because Mt. Whitney is in California. After the performance, Letterman realized that he meant Mt. Rainier, which Gibbard had actually climbed.

"He's been up Mt. Rainier, ladies and gentlemen," replied Letterman. "That's pretty cool."

Kintsugi will be released 31. Death Cab for Cutie will be touring North America in support of the new album starting in April.

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