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What is it about Ben Gibbard that inspires a celebration of depression? The singer-songwriter's sadness certainly has a twisted currency in the indie rock community. When his divorce with his now…   Read Story »
Tomorrow, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard releases his first-ever solo album Former Lives. And on Friday night's episode of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Gibbard rolled through, performing…   Read Story »
Next week, Death Cab leader Ben Gibbard releases his solo debut Former Lives, an album of his songs that didn't quite fit the Death Cab mode. We've already heard a handful of them: "Teardrop…   Read Story »
Benjamin "Ben" Gibbard told us that the songs comprising his forthcoming Former Lives -- his first solo album -- were "not songs that weren’t good enough to make Death Cab records as much as they…   Read Story »
Next month, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard releases his first-ever solo album Former Lives. We've already posted first single "Teardrop Windows," and now he's shared the album track "Bigger…   Read Story »
Even though he spent most of 2010 and 2011 putting the finishing touches on the most recent Death Cab For Cutie album, Codes And Keys, frontman Ben Gibbard still found time to assemble his first solo…   Read Story »
Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard (or, as he'd apparently prefer to be known, Benjamin Gibbard) will release his solo debut Former Lives this fall. And today, he shares first single "Teardrop…   Read Story »
This fall, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard will release Former Lives, his debut solo album. That's the cover art, a painting from Joan Hiller, above. And Gibbard just announced a solo tour…   Read Story »
Last night, Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, an icon in Seattle, was traded to the New York Yankees, a transaction that was made even weirder by the fact that the Yankees were currently in…   Read Story »
From Pinwheel to ¡All-Time Quarterback! to the Postal Service, Ben Gibbard has devoted his songwriting skills to a number of bands outside of his main gig as Death Cab For Cutie frontman. As a solo…   Read Story »