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"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.
"This wouldn't have happened 20 years ago," says Gibbard. In the '90s, if I wanted to buy weird music, I had to take a ferry to Seattle. You give people all these choices, and there's an audience for weird."Gibbard doesn't mind that Death Cab is just one of countless bands rock fans get to choose from.Especially heartbreak.), but admits it's "fairly obvious." And Deschanel isn't the only A-lister who might think the album hits too close to home.Dance-rock groover "Good Help (Is So Hard to Find)" is a pointed celebrity critique that begins, "You'll never have to hear the word 'no'/If you keep all your friends on the payroll."Death Cab For Cutie Announces New Album, Moves on Without Chris Walla"The person I'm singing to is an amalgamation of people I came across living in Los Angeles," says Gibbard, who returned to Seattle after the divorce.He saw the speculation coming, but Gibbard didn't get to be one of rock's most respected songwriters by skimping on the personal stuff.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.Gibbard's three-year marriage to the star, 35, made him an unlikely celebrity, that rare musician who turns up on both Pitchfork and TMZ.
And now that it's over, everyone's wondering if new songs like "Black Sun" and "Ingenue" are about his ex.
After ditching booze, he began dating and married actress/singer Zooey Deschanel.
He's also substituted an addiction to alcohol with an addiction to running.
He has been in one celebrity relationship averaging approximately 5.0 years.
(Atlantic); the record is Death Cab's first since 2011 -- which also makes it the first since the 38-year-old singer-guitarist finalized his divorce from actress Zooey Deschanel in 2012.
Since signing with Atlantic in 2004, the band has scored three top five albums on the Billboard 200, including 2008 No.