Today we have “A Tattered Line of String”, the first new (to us) track from The Postal Service in about a decade. It’s an apparent leftover from the Give Up sessions and heavily features Rilo Kiley lead singer Jenny Lewis on backup vocals. It’s a pretty energetic, dancy track that might not have been what every fan was looking for but still serves as a successful, nostalgic exercise. For anyone who spent their teen years blasting Give Up at full volume while thinking about that special someone, hearing anything new from peak-era Ben Gibbard should be more than enough. Listen to “A Tattered Line of String” below and check out the Give Up reissue out April 9th via Sub-Pop.


By: Nathan Kerce