“Snowy Owl” by Stars: Ben Gibbard Remix

Stars, have released a new remix of “Snowy Owl,” a ballad off their latest album, by Benjamin Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie). Gibbard – who introduced his reworking in a new video with the band’s Torquil Campbell, declaring Stars “the best band in the world!” – is the first artist in a diverse group of other soon-to-be-announced acts who collaboratively brought their unique remix skills to Stars ninth album, From Capelton Hill.

“Ben’s one of my dearest friends, and our tour with Death Cab way back when was such a pivotal moment in our career, so it feels incredibly happy and good to put this remix out into the world,” says Campbell. “And what a remix it is, gifted with Ben’s innate melodicism, but tougher and more groovy than the original version as well. We love it, and we’re so happy to share it with you all.”

Stars also announce new April headline tour dates with select Canadian and U.S. shows on deck. They are also sharing the various special live guests and longtime friends that will join them on their upcoming European shows next month: John Douglas (The Trashcan Sinatras) in Glasgow, David Gedge (The Wedding Present) in Paris, London and Amsterdam, and Bloc Party’s Russell Lissack at the second London show. A full itinerary is below. Tickets for all new tour dates go on-sale Thursday, Feb 2nd at 10:00am local time.

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February 3, 2023 – Galway, IRE – Roisin Dubh
February 4, 2023 – Dublin, IRE – Whelans
February 5, 2023 – Cork, IRE – Cyprus Avenue
February 7, 2023 – Belfast, UK – Ulster Sports Club
February 8, 2023 – Glasgow, UK – King Tuts*
February 9, 2023 – Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club
February 10, 2023 – Manchester, UK – Deaf Institute
February 11, 2023 – London, UK – Lafayette London^
February 12, 2023 – London, UK – Lafayette London%
February 14, 2023 – Paris, FR – Petit Bain^
February 16, 2023 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso^
February 17, 2023 – Hamburg, DE – Knust
February 18, 2023 – Berlin, DE – Lido

* w/ John Douglas
^ w/ David Gedge
% w/ Russell Lissack


April 7, 2023 – Creemore, ON – Avening Community Hall
April 8, 2023 – Creemore, ON – Avening Community Hall
April 9, 2023 – Paris, ON – Paris Presbyterian Church
April 10, 2023 – Hamilton, ON – Bridgeworks
April 12, 2023 – Ferndale, MI – The Magic Bag
April 13, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
April 14, 2023 – Milwaukee, WI – Shank Hall
April 15, 2023 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line Music Café
April 18, 2023 – Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room
April 19, 2023 – Austin, TX – 3Ten Austin City

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