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Watch Death Cab for Cutie debut new song & cover R.E.M. during acoustic streaming concert

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Death Cab for Cutie performed an acoustic streaming concert Monday, during which they premiered an unreleased song.

The track, titled “Pepper,” will appear on the “Soul Meets Body” outfit’s upcoming album Asphalt Meadows, due out this Friday, September 16. The record also includes the previously released songs “Here to Forever,” “Roman Candles” and “Foxglove Through the Clearcut.”

Death Cab’s set also included their cover of R.E.M.‘s “Near Wild Heaven,” which they hadn’t performed live since 2012.

An archive of the 40-minute stream, which also featured a Q&A session, is available now on YouTube.

You can catch Death Cab live and in-person on their upcoming U.S. headlining tour, kicking off September 22 in Madison, Wisconsin.

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