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Nov 05, 2019

Last night at the Bellco Theater in Denver, CO Lana Del Rey sang a duet with Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, covering his classic 2005-released song "I Will Follow You Into the Dark." Del Rey also performed a duet with Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin, doing Jacklin's own song "Don't Know How To Keep Loving You." More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Bat For Lashes, Marika Hackman, Caroline Polakchek, and More

Plus Metronomy, DIIV, Chance The Rapper + Ben Gibbard, Tegan and Sara, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 26, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was another strong week for new tracks. There are some repeat offenders (artists who have had previous Songs of the Week in recent months), some newbies, and a surprising collaboration. More

Chance The Rapper Enlists Death Cab’s Ben Gibbard for New Song “Do You Remember”

Plus Stream the New Album The Big Day and Hear CocoRosie Collaboration “Roo”

Jul 26, 2019

Chance The Rapper has finally released his debut album, The Big Day, today. The Big Day features a slew of special guests, but of most note to our readers might be the song "Do You Remember," which features guest vocals from Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard and was co-written by Gibbard and a bunch of other people, including Bon Iver's Justin Vernon. More

May 09, 2019

Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard has shared a cover of Minor Threat's "Filler." The original was the first track on Minor Threat's self-titled debut EP from 1981. More

Listen to Same Sex Wedding EP Featuring St. Vincent, Benjamin Gibbard, Bob Dylan, and More

Universal Love EP Also Features Kesha, Kele Okereke, and Valerie June Doing New Takes on Classic Love Songs

Apr 05, 2018

Universal Love is a new EP funded by MGM Resorts that features musicians covering classic love songs but adjusting the gender pronouns so that they would be more appropriate for same sex weddings. It features St. VincentBenjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for CutieBob DylanKesha, Bloc Party's Kele Okereke, and Valerie JuneMore

Nov 22, 2017

Death Cab for Cutie played their first ever show 20 years ago today, on November 22, 1997. In honor of that anniversary the band have shared the audio for the acoustic set on Bandcamp for $4.00, with some of the proceeds going to the Seattle-based charity Aurora Commons. More

Feb 05, 2016

The Monkees (well one-half of them at least) have announced a new album. What makes it noteworthy is that the lyrics have been written by Death Cab For Cutie's Ben GibbardWeezer's Rivers Cuomo, Oasis' Noel Gallagher, and Rogue Wave's Zach Rogue. The album will also include previously unused songs written for the band by Neil Diamond and Harry NilssonMore

Watch: Ben Gibbard Plays “Fallon”

Performs "Teardrop Windows" and "Oh, Woe"

Oct 15, 2012

Promoting the release of his debut solo album Former Lives, Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard stopped by the set of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last Friday to perform. More



Reviews

Former Lives

Former Lives

Barsuk

Oct 12, 2012

To those of you waiting in vulturous speculation over what might have been Ben (or, for the sake of Former Lives, Benjamin) Gibbard's post-divorce catharsis record: at ease. Former Lives is, in actuality, something of a scrapbook of the Death Cab for Cutie frontman's songwriting from the last eight yearshence the collection's title looking wistfully over its shoulder. More