"Benjamin Gibbard", born August 11, 1976 in Bremerton, Washington and currently residing in Cabot, Arkansas, is a Catholic American musician who has formed several indie bands, and who is known for his poetic songwriting. He is most notable as the lead singer of Death Cab for Cutie; his other projects include The Postal Service and All-Time Quarterback. He has also created music under his name and under the band Pinwheel. He and his band Death Cab For Cutie are also known for their contributions to veganism and animal rights.
Gibbard also appeared as a guest on Jimmy Tamborello's (his Postal Service collaborator) Dntel album entitled ''Life Is Full of Possibilities''. Specifically, he contributed vocals to the song "(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan." He also played bass for the band Pedro the Lion on their 2001 tour. He played drums on the song "Carparts" for The Long Winters' 2002 album, ''The Worst You Can Do Is Harm''. He has also released a split EP with Andrew Kenny (of American Analog Set) in the Home Series on the Post-Parlo record label on March 30, 2004. Styrofoam's 2004 album ''Nothing's Lost'' features Gibbard's vocals on the track "Couches in Alleys." ...
|Born|| August 11, 1976|
|Years active||1997 – present|
|First album||''You Can Play These Songs with Chords''|
|Notable songs|| Sound of Settling |
Such Great Heights
|Associated acts|| Death Cab for Cutie|