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• Death Cab makes their Saturday Night Live debut on January 14, 2006. Scarlett Johansson hosts ! More info on SNL can be found here. Mark your calendars, guys !

• Ben will be playing a solo acoustic show in New York City on Tuesday, January 10 2006 at the Bowery Ballroom. Joining him on the bill are Matthew Caws of Nada Surf and Andrew Kenny of American Analog Set. Tickets are $20 and the show is 18 and over. Tickets can be purchased here.

• 'Plans' has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the 'Best Alternative Music Album' Category ! It is up against some stiff competition as the other nominees are the Arcade Fire, The White Stripes, Beck, and Franz Ferdinand. The winner will be announced on February 8, 2006. I'm sure we'll all be cheering for Death Cab !

• Death Cab has finally spawned off of their Barsuk Labels site and off on thier own web site. If you have not checked it out yet, do it ! DeathCabForCutie.com




Death Cab is currently taking a break from touring for some much need rest and then to record their next album. Much thanks to everyone who showed up over their last fourteen months of touring.



deathcabforcutie.com

With up-to-date tour dates, journal entires from the band, a full disography and more !



epitonic.com

Featuring a few older death cab mp3 tracks - a great place to start off.

death cab @ itunes

Death Cab For Cutie music store exclusives, purchase and download all death cab's albums and burn them to cds !



barsuk.com
elsinor records





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melissajune

March 26, 2007

i don't want to be accused of spamming or make this too terribly long, but please check out the website and watch the video. This is real life and you can help, just by camping out in a park for a day.

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March 19, 2007

I noticed Amanda Palmer (of The Dresden Dolls) just put up an excellent cover of Death Cab For Cutie's "I Will Follow You Into The Dark" on her solo MySpace...it's well, well worth checking out/downloading. I've always loved that song, and really liked what she did with it...check it out HERE...

(By the way, not sure how many of you are familiar with Amanda or The Dolls, but they're absolutely amazing -- one of my favorite bands, even...if you dig the DCFC cover, they've also been covering "Such Great Heights" by The Postal Service live for a few years -- there's a download of that available HERE on The Brigade -- their live/rarities MP3 archive)

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February 08, 2007

What Death Cab song is the closest to your heart?

Mine's "Styrfoam Plates." I didn't have much of a father either. Even though I want to see if we can keep in touch and patch things up, it's still cathartic to sing along to "You're a disgrace to the concept of family!"

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January 18, 2007

i'm currently auctioning my drive well sleep carefully DVD. it's in perfect condition, but i have two copies so i don't need this one anymore. :)

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December 31, 2006

On youtube, natch.

The sound quality's pretty terrible, but it sounds like he's talking about getting an island (though, I think it was all in jest).

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December 21, 2006

does anyone have the acoustic version mp3 of ben gibbard singing "the dream of evan and chan". i think it was from a kexp recording. its the best live recording of that song. i have two other recordings from the bowery ballroom and some other benefit, but those arent high quality. does anyone have it to share?

thanks

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December 20, 2006

Hey everyone! this is a little late but better late than never right?
it's the video footage i got from the Death Cab Concert in Irvine on Dec 5, 2006.

i edited it & put it into 5 parts on youtube. Enjoy!


your heart is an empty room, the new year, we laugh indoors
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December 19, 2006

(I really hope this is allowed, I couldn't see anywhere that it wasn't, though. Please feel free to delete it if it's against the rules.)

I've searched and searched for another community like the one I just created, but couldn't find any. If there is one, I apologise. Profusely.

Anyway, enough blather. Here I present:

bend_2squares
A community solely for icons and other graphics of Death Cab For Cutie (and The Postal Service).


So, if you like icons and graphics, or make icons and graphics of Death Cab/PS, then please JOIN.

Thanks everyone =)

-Jess

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December 13, 2006

Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone had mp3s, or any type of audio file of....

1). Ben Gibbard w/ Elvis Costello- I Will follow You into the Dark (at VH1 Decades Rock Live)
2). Death Cab covering Elvis Costello's "Accidents Will Happen" (also from VH1 Decades rock live)

Also, I saw Death Cab this summer and they covered REM's "Cuyahoga" and I was wondering if there was a bootleg of this floating around. 
I would really appreciate it, thanks :)

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December 10, 2006

I went to the last show of the tour last night in Seattle. Of course, it was amazing. I went their show last year at the paramount, too. Last year, I was fortunate enough to acctually meet Ben Gibbard and Chris Walla because my step-sister knows John Roderick (of The Long Winters) who is quite good friends with them. Although that was amazingly exciting and beyond cool, I'd have to say that this show was much better. Their light system was extremely better than last year, and they acctually got to play some old songs too! And not to mention, the amazing Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins! I was also really excited that Ben did his drum solo this year. That was pretty fucking cool.

So, to sum it all up, that was about the best concert I've ever been to even though my seats weren't the greatest.

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December 08, 2006

hey! so i went to the show at the UCI Bren Center on Dec 5, 2006 with Jenny Lewis & the Watson twins opening for Death cab & i was wondering if anyone knows the setlist for that concert? thanks! that would be *sooo helpful!

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December 04, 2006


im going to see death cab for cutie tonight! im beyond stoked!
and if you happend to be there feel free to come say hi to me,im sitting in the orchestra row 11 seat 28,


and hopehully there will be better photos to follow!

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December 02, 2006

anyone selling tickets for monday or tuesday?


if so i am more then willing to take on!


meltyourheart@tmail.com! thanks.

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November 21, 2006

i've made some icons from the video of movie script ending.

teaser:



the sappiest songs yes, yes. (more?)

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November 09, 2006

hey death cab fans!! i'm a new member to the community =)
i just went to their show at madison square garden in NYC last night... it was AMAZING! i loved how they mixed it up and played material from a lot of albums!

does anyone happen to have a setlist from this show? i'm at a loss for remembering all the stuff they played... although i do have like 16 songs i distinctly remember.

x-posted

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November 08, 2006

Enter here:
http://mog.com/dcfc/92247
"Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard has joined MOG! We’re giving him abig MOGGIE-STYLE welcome by offering a chance for you and a friend tofly to Seattle for the final concert of Death Cab for Cutie’s 2006tour. Enjoy free plane tix, great seats at the show, $200 cash, and ahotel room for the night—all on us!"
Also
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FIVERUNNERS-UP WILL WIN new iPods loaded with the entire Death Cab andPostal Service catalogs along with Ben’s 20 favorite albums."
Just click on the link and enter. Become Ben Gibbard's friend on the new music site :)

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November 07, 2006

Hey guys!

I am a student teacher, teaching a unit on poetry to some high school students, and I want to use a Death Cab for Cutie song to get the whole poetry thing rolling.

Problem is, I have to know the names of the authors of Crooked Teeth, so that I can credit them for it. I'd rather use their individual names than the name of the band, especially since I don't know if one of the members does most of the writing, or if they all collaborate. Even if they all have a hand in writing, I'll need their names.

Anyway, long story short, I can't find liner notes online anywhere. Can someone give me the name(s) of the author(s) of Crooked Teeth?

Thanks a lot!

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October 30, 2006

Does anyone have any/know of a good place to find Death Cab scans? Like from Spin or Paste and such. Thanks.

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October 29, 2006

any extra tickets for the toronto show?
i am desperate. two would be nice. either monday or tuesday.
reply asap. thanks.

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October 25, 2006

Does anyone have a copy of "The Sound of Settling" acoustic version from the DVD? I'm having a really difficult time tracking it down and I'm begining to suspect I'm not going to find it.

Any help? Please and thank you.

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October 22, 2006

Death Cab for Cutie pictures

From: Bridge School Benefit Concert
When: October 21st, 2006
URL: http://www.unpretty.org/dc4c

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October 16, 2006

anyone here going to see death cab on november 10th at madison square garden in NYC?

x-posted

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October 16, 2006

Hey everyone. I was just wondering, do any of you guys have screen caps of the bunnies from the I Will Follow You Into the Dark video? Or large pictures of the bunnies? I'm planning to get a tattoo of them sometime and I'm going to need a clear picture. Thanks :)

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October 04, 2006

Howdy.
A while back, I think it was at the end of last year, someone posted a whole bunch over covers that the boys have done. My computer has been wiped since I downloaded them, so I've lost them :(. I was wondering if anyone would be kind enough to reupload them for me? Please? I'll give you coookies and SFs.
<3

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September 25, 2006

Not my video, found it on youtube.
He says a lot of things I'd never expected him to say. You've changed, Ben Gibbard. You've changed!

And, yes, I'm aware of what's going on in this video.

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