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DCFC Fans Stop Crying to Smile for a Second

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 14, 2007 8:30PM

2007_03_ben_gibbard.jpgWe could grouse about Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard. Between what his main project has done as far as yuppifying indie rock and what his side project has done as far as mainstreaming electronic pop, we should hate him. We should all be throwing our cans of PBR and our wide white belts at him.

But we can't, and it's not just because he makes us cry like little asymmetrically haircut boys and girls. It's because the dude is talented, and even though the newer DCFC has been a little flabby to our ears, he writes pretty kick-ass melodies and songs.

We suppose that's why his solo show at The Metro sold out so quickly, huh? Well, we've got good news for all the kids who didn't get tickets; Ben Gibbard has added a second 18+ show after his early May 14 show! The fan club pre-sale is already on, but if you're not part of the DCFC TLA BFF club, you can get your tickets when they go on regular sale this Saturday.

Good luck!