Meet Me at the Equinox

Meet Me at the Equinox, The first single from the much anticipated Twilight New Moon soundtrack, debuted on the MTV Music Video Awards last Sunday night.

The single is performed by Seattle’s own Death Cab for Cutie.

Death Cab frontman Ben Gibbard told MTV, “The song at its core is just about meeting another halfway, because life is very short, because there’s only a brief period of time to really connect with people, and that it’s important to recognize that.

Nick Harmer, the band’s bassist added the following in an interview with “I think that a lot of our songs in general concern a lot of the things the main characters in the books are going through: There’s a lot of stuff about relationships beginning and ending, and the questioning that happens around being in love and falling out of love,” he continued. “That’s a comfort zone for us, so a lot of the lyrical content Ben writes also happens to line up with what the characters are going through in the film. Basically the ‘Twilight’ series is about love, and that’s a major theme for us. So, it wasn’t difficult for us at all.”

“The big connection for us is ‘Here’s a wildly popular book series about vampires — which are awesome — set in the Northwest,’ and we happen to be from the Northwest as well, so there’s this sort of hometown pride kind of thing going on,” Harmer said. “I’m kind of happy that Stephenie Meyer put Forks, Washington, on the map for the entire globe.

Although the full line up has not been released additional contributors include Thom Yorke, Bon Iver, and Kelly Clarkson.

The soundtrack is scheduled for an Oct.20th release.

The You can listen to the full version of the song by clicking here.

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