[Listen] Ben Gibbard - "Ichiro's Theme"

For any baseball fans out there, more specifically Seattle Mariners fans, the big news this past day has been the trade of fan favorite Ichiro Suzuki, who is now a member of the New York Yankees' roster. Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, who recently announced his debut solo LP, is a well-known fan of the Mariners, and today released a tribute track for the departed right fielder titled "Ichiro's Theme". Stream it below, and here's what Gibbard said about the song and the trade on his Twitter:

Totally okay with this trade. Thanks for your best years, Ichiro. We will always look back on them fondly. #Mariners #Ichiro I wrote this song a few years ago. Today seems like the best day to share it with you. Thank you so much, Ichiro.”

(via 107.7 The End).