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15 years, 3 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: Coming off their work on Dntel's beautiful This Is the Dream of Evan and Chan, Jimmy Tamborello and Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard team up again for their full-length debut as Postal Service, Give Up. Instead of covering that EP's territory again, with this album the duo crafts a poppier, new wave-inflected sound that recalls Tamborello's work with Figurine more than Dntel's lovely subtlety. However, Ben Gibbard's famously bittersweet vocals and sharp, sensitive lyrics imbue Give Up with more emotional heft than you might expect from a synth pop album, especially one by a side project from musicians as busy as Tamborello and ... (more)
Manufacturer: Sub Pop
Release date: 18 February 2003
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0098787059526 UPC: 098787059526
Tags: Electronic (6), Indie (6), 2003 (4), Sub Pop (3), Indie Rock (3), Album (2), Electronica (2), American (2), Indie Pop (2), Pop (2), Washington (1), Indietronica (1), Alt. Rock (1), Seattle (1), Rock Alternativo (1), Electro Rock (1), The Postal Service (1), (1), SD89 (1), Chris (1)
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