Stars released their third album, Set Yourself on Fire, in 2004. It was fairly well received, gaining popularity with tracks like “Your Ex-Lover Is Dead,” and “Ageless Beauty.” Not quite riding on the coattails of that success, but also not leaving enough time for people to forget the album, Stars released a remix album of Set Yourself on Fire in 2007, called Do You Trust Your Friends?
Ben Gibbard recorded “Set Yourself On Fire” for the abovementioned album, but it was never finished. So last Friday Gibbard released the track via his Twitter account because why not? His cover focuses less on the more notable electronics in Stars’ version, turning the cover into a slower, more morose version, but perhaps it would sound different if he had finished it. Listen below.
Ben Gibbard – Set Yourself on Fire (Stars cover)
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