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- Posted on Oct 23rd 2012 11:26AM by Cameron Matthews
Today, the band released "While You're Here," a symphonic and touching track dedicated to the late Gerard Smith of TV on the Radio.
"Hey, here's a song I wrote on the day of Gerard Smith's wake in BK 2 summers ago," Dirty Projectors' lead singer Dave Longstreth recently tweeted. "This song is for him. Miss u Gerry!"
Smith was the bassist for TV on the Radio. He succumbed to lung cancer in 2011, and was mourned by much of the New York music scene. "While You're Here" is a very poignant tribute, and a great gesture from Longstreth. Check it out below.