It’s a bittersweet moment for fans of the Postal Service. When the electro-pop duo of Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and Dntel’s Jimmy Tamborello announced the 10th-anniversary reissue of their lone, beloved 2003 album Give Up (due out on April 9 via Sub Pop), the track list included two previously unheard songs. The first, “A Tattered Line of String,” which shows an unusually lusty side of the group, has been online for weeks. Now comes “Turn Around,” which bluffs toward wavy melancholy, topped with acoustic guitar, before speeding off into chilly, lunging anxiety. Unless the Postal Service’s upcoming summer tour results in new music, it might be the last song we hear from them. “Don’t say you’re done,” Gibbard insists at one point. Soon, crowds of people will be singing the same words back.
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