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Their best album in it's earliest form

I loved the album of Transatlanticism, and it was interesting to hear it's more stripped-back demo version, especially since they used a drum machine and beatboxing (on Lightness) for most of the tracks before recording actual drums as well as stripping it down to just guitar on some songs. Makes it sound more like a Ben Gibbard solo album(or Postal Service for that matter) rather than a Death Cab record, and that's what makes it interesting. Recommended for the curious ones who loved the original album and want to delve deeper.


I've been a Death Cab fan for years, and I'm so glad to be able to have this fantastic content.

Es good

Ed good


Formed: 1997 in Bellingham, WA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Death Cab for Cutie's rise from small-time solo project to Grammy-nominated rock band is one of indie rock's greatest success stories. Launched in the bayside college town of Bellingham, Washington, the group was originally a side project for singer/guitarist Ben Gibbard, an engineering student at Western Washington University who split his time between school and music. Taking a break from his local power pop band, Pinwheel, Gibbard began recording an album's worth of solo material during the summer...
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