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July 24 2012

Ben Gibbard to release solo album this October


Spunk Records are very pleased to announce the release of Death Cab For Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard’s debut solo record, Former Lives, on Friday October 12.

The album’s 12 songs were written over the course of eight years, though according to Benjamindidn’t reach their full potential until the songwriter moved from his native Seattle down to Los Angeles. The album was recorded at long-time friend Aaron Espinoza’s legendary Eagle Rock studio, The Ship.

Former Lives follows Gibbard’s most recent Death Cab For Cutie album Codes and Keys, which was released in May last year and followed by a world-wide tour. A full tracklisting, artwork & new music from Former Liveswill be revealed shortly.