Ben gibbard dating rachel demy
It's not necessarily the plot or the stories, the narrative arcs per se, but even though I write songs, I do take a lot of inspiration from prose and how people write long-form work.
Certainly the books I chose, among a number of others we weren't able to discuss, have really been inspirational and taught me different ways to use language, which is not necessarily the same way one uses it when one is writing a book. If it's not my ultimate career highlight, it is pretty far up there. My dad had the records and, as a kid, I used to watch the show.
"I feel very fortunate that throughout our career, we have guarded extreme kind of feelings, extreme love or distaste.
There are so many bands out there that people are just mildly enthusiastic about or they are fairly indifferent, like 'oh yeah, those guys are all right'." Still, critics for the most part love the Washington band.
Their last three albums - Narrow Stairs (2008), Codes And Keys (2011) and Kintsugi (2015) - have been nominated for Grammy awards in categories such as Best Alternative Music Album and Best Rock Album.
The fact that they have yet to win any of the awards does not faze Gibbard, who is also known for his other music projects that include electropop outfit The Postal Service.
But I think the way language has been used has been very interesting. I love that stuff, I think what people are able to do with technology these days and the ability to disseminate that stuff is exciting. I grew up in the 1980s and this was 20 years after the show went on the air, but there's just something so universal about them and I think they're amazing. 4 It's been almost a year since you released the band's latest record, Kintsugi.
2 Someone made unofficial mash- ups of Death Cab For Cutie songs with Kanye West's raps and posted them online recently, under the moniker Death Cab For Yeezy. So long as somebody's not printing copies and trying to sell them, we're always proponent of people doing cool projects like that. Now that you've played the songs live a lot, looking back, how do you feel about the album? Whatever album we make, there are songs we think are going to connect to an audience and don't, and then songs that we don't expect to connect to an audience but do.
"There are people who really love this band and hate this band." From their beginnings in 1997 as Gibbard's solo project, Death Cab For Cutie, which now also comprise bassist Nick Harmer and drummer Jason Mc Gerr, rose from cult status to become one of the United States' most prominent indie rock bands."I am proud of the work I've done and continue to do.I don't have any illusions of our band being in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame," says Gibbard, who was married to actress Zooey Deschanel from 2009 to 2012.Death Cab for Cutie: The Billboard Shoot"I'm not going to change the way I've always written for fear of people correctly or incorrectly assigning a name and face to these songs," says Gibbard, sitting in Atlantic's Manhattan offices, still wearing a brace on the wrist he broke while running a 50K race in February."I've always written about my life and the lives of people around me, and how everything intersects."Listen to Death Cab for Cutie's New Song 'The Ghosts of Beverly Drive'The son of a Navy officer, Gibbard moved around a lot as a kid, but grew up primarily in Bremerton, Wash., where he fell hard for punk and indie rock.
He is now in a relationship with photographer Rachel Demy.