Artist: Death Cab For Cutie
Label: Atlantic Records
Since forming in 1997, Death Cab For Cutie had never named a record until after it was finished, at which point they would all pitch ideas to one another and decide on a title together. This was the norm for over 15 years and 7 albums, until last summer, when bassist Nick Harmer ran across a tag so painstakingly applicable that it immediately stuck.
“The album’s called Kintsugi,” Harmer revealed to Rolling Stone this past January. “It’s a Japanese style of art where they take fractured, broken …