Benjamin Gibbard (born August 11, 1976 in Bremerton, Washington) is an American musician who has formed several indie bands. He is most notable as the lead singer of Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service, although also known for his project ¡All-Time Quarterback! and his first band, Pinwheel.
Gibbard spent his formative years in Bremerton, Washington during the time of the grunge musical explosion during the early 1990s. Growing up he was influenced by Nirvana Read more on Last.fm
2009 One Fast Move or I'm Gone (Music from Kerouac's Big Sur)
2008 Kurt Cobain About a Son: Original Score
Home Vol. 5
Apr 20, 2018
Watch Ben’s performance of his re-imagined Beatles cover “And I Love Him” on Conan.
Apr 18, 2018
Hey y’all! I’m performing “And I Love Him” from the #UniversalLove cover album tonight on Conan.
Tune in at 11pm/10c to watch!
Apr 10, 2018
Ben released a new cover song, “And I Love Him,” as part of the #UniversalLove project.
It’s an album of classic wedding songs reimagined to be more inclusive.
Apr 06, 2018
Ben contributed a cover to Universal Love, an album of wedding songs reimagined to be more inclusive.
Listen at universal-love.com
Feb 21, 2018
Ben on the You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes podcast. Listen below!
Nov 08, 2017
Next month in Los Angeles, Ben will be performing in a benefit raising money for The Girls Home and No Kid Hungry.
On sale this Friday at 10am PT.
Nov 02, 2017
Throwback to my 21st birthday road trip to SF, CA with Walla and Huckaby, aka source material for Song For Kelly Huckaby.
📷: Kelly Huckaby
Oct 18, 2017
Ben sat down with Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake to talk about ‘Bandwagonesque’, Alvvays, and more.
Oct 16, 2017
'Former Lives' is five years old!
Sep 26, 2017
It’s National Voter Registration Day! To update your voter registration, visit HeadCount.org/RegisterToVote
Sep 13, 2017
Photo by: Rachel Demy
Sep 08, 2017
Ben is playing an intimate #GiveaHome show with Amnesty International USA and Sofar Sounds in a secret Seattle location on September 20th in support of the world's refugees.
Donate here for a chance to win a pair of tickets: bit.ly/GAH-BenGibbard
We all deserve a home, not just the memory of one.
Sep 07, 2017
That time my old band Pinwheel opened for Modest Mouse at The Showbox, 1/9/97. #tbt
Aug 23, 2017
Ben’s cover of Teenage Fanclub’s album, ‘Bandwagonesque,' is out now!
Aug 22, 2017
Listen to Ben interviewed by Lance Armstrong. bit.ly/2vbxFLE
Aug 18, 2017
The president of Beats by Dre loves Ben's cover of 'Bandwagonesque' & has a story to share about it.
Listen to Ben's cover on Apple Music: apple.co/2uHDxfl
Aug 17, 2017
via Los Angeles Times
Aug 15, 2017
Ben talks about his cover of 'Bandwagonesque' and more with HuffPost.
Jul 31, 2017
Ben interviewed by Billboard.
Jul 28, 2017
Bandwagonesque is out TODAY, y'all! Enjoy! #benwagonesque
📷: Andrew Paynter
Jul 27, 2017
Ben interviewed by Stereogum!
Jul 26, 2017
Ben spoke to The Guardian about his favorite album, 'Bandwagonesque'. His full-length cover of the Teenage Fanclub classic is out this Friday, July 28th!
Vinyl via Turntable Kitchen: turntablekitchen.com/sounds-delicious
Jul 17, 2017
ICYMI: Ben’s cover of the Teenage Fanclub album, ‘Bandwagonesque,’ is out on July 28.
Watch the animated video for Ben’s cover of “The Concept” here: youtu.be/CQCGr8Zcbpg
Jul 14, 2017
Listen to Ben’s cover of “The Concept” - now available everywhere! Ben's full-length cover version of Teenage Fanclub's classic 1991 album, 'Bandwagonesque', is out July 28th.
Vinyl exclusively via Turntable Kitchen: turntablekitchen.com/sounds-delicious/
Jul 13, 2017
Happy to share that Ben's full-length cover version of Teenage Fanclub's classic 1991 album, 'Bandwagonesque', will be released on July 28th! Listen to “The Concept” premiered by NPR Music.
The album will be available digitally following its limited edition release as part of Turntable Kitchen’s “SOUNDS DELICIOUS” monthly vinyl subscription service. The vinyl will also include an exclusive bonus 7" vinyl including covers of Alex Chilton's "Free Again" and Beat Happening’s "Bad Seeds,” both of which were covered by Teenage Fanclub on a 7” vinyl released shortly after their release of ‘Bandwagonesque’ in 1992.
Vinyl exclusively on Turntable Kitchen: turntablekitchen.com/sounds-delicious/