At this point, Death Cab for Cutie were still searching for a sense of direction, a drummer and, most frustratingly, day jobs.
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'Million Dollar Loan' is the first offering from a multi-artist project to release a new song every day until the election.
Grimes and Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard both walked off the stage at their respective concerts on June 15.
'Good Times!' also features songs written by Noel Gallagher, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, Andy Partridge of XTC and more.
The narrative is one Death Cab are probably pretty familiar with: An inadvertent trendsetter's individuality is co-opted and commercialized.
Each of the 12 songs on the album is inspired by the stories of a 70 year-old woman that singer-songwriter-actor Peter Donovan met while filming an indie movie.
The two bands' co-headlining dates will commence this June.
Death Cab for Cutie gradually ascended the indie underground with delicate melodies and vulnerable lyrics that have become more and more complex over time.
The Monkees have enlisted Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, XTC's Andy Partridge and Rogue Wave's Zach Rogue for a new album.