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8 years, 5 months ago at Jan 12 0:19
A side project for Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, the Postal Service marries his plaintive vocals and songwriting talent with electronica. The songwriting is emo/indie, which is typically Gibbard's style. The result is interesting, very reminiscent of the Canadian band Stars. The opening song is absolutely killer and the rest of the album, though clearly experimental, is pretty consistent. Dea... read more
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Description: T T Give Up, the debut release by this indie supergroup composed of Ben Gibbard from Death Cab for Cutie and Jimmy Tamborello from Dntel, is a smart, quaint, and often transcendent little pop record. The roots of the album lie in "(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan," a woozy, gorgeous song recorded for the rad 2001 Dntel album Life Is Full of Possibilities. With Jimmy in L.A. and Ben in Seattle, the two simply mailed tracks back and forth, collaborating via (you guessed it) the United States Post Office. Lyrically it’s far breezier and happier (though not too happy) than anything Gibbard had written up to this po ... (more)
Manufacturer: Sub Pop
Release date: 18 February 2003
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0098787059526 UPC: 098787059526
Tags: Electronic (6), Indie (6), Sub Pop (3), 2003 (3), Indie Rock (3), American (2), Indie Pop (2), Album (2), Pop (2), Electronica (2), Emo (1), Electro (1), Rock (1), Cd (1), Chris (1), Washington (1), SD89 (1), Techno Pop (1), Seattle (1), Alt. Rock (1)
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Favorite Songs of All Time: 2002-2003 (71 music items)

""Such Great Heights""


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