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The album also follows the departure late last year of guitarist Chris Walla, who formed Death Cab with Gibbard in 1997 and produced each of the group's previous seven albums.

He plays on this one, but for the first time the band utilized an outside producer in Rich Costey, who expanded Death Cab's sound with spacey synth textures and crisply propulsive beats.

He is best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie, with which he has recorded eight studio albums, and as one half of the electronica duo the Postal Service.

STORY: Zooey Deschanel Christmas Album Out Next Week The news of the breakup arrives less than a week after Deschanel's alt-folk outfit, She & Him, released its first holiday album, , which was picked up for a full season after debuting to strong ratings in September.

Gibbard has not touched his Twitter account since October 30th.

“This wouldn’t have happened 20 years ago,” he explained. 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.” “We’re on a major label, we have a platinum record — all the standards of success,” he added.

“But I never get bothered when I walk around Seattle.

The last time he sent a message to his wife was September 11th, when he re-tweeted Deschanel's New York magazine cover story and wrote: 'Check out this amazing article about my lovely wife!

Of course, Gibbard isn’t exactly doling out specifics, but he admits that his inspiration should be “fairly obvious.” “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,” Gibbard said in an interview with as a reflection on Gibbard and Deschanel’s three-year marriage, the Death Cab singer-songwriter says it deals more generally in the strangeness of celebrity and fame.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.The following year, the band released its debut album, Something About Airplanes (1998), on Barsuk Records, and released its follow-up, We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes, in 2000. He completed a solo tour through the US in the spring of 2007 that featured David Bazan of Pedro the Lion and singer-songwriter Johnathan Rice.Gibbard was born in Bremerton, Washington, where he spent his formative years, during the time of the grunge music explosion in the early 1990s. Gibbard became engaged to actress and musician Zooey Deschanel in 2008.The band's music, moody but pretty, won devoted fans for its proud sense of vulnerability, and when Death Cab hit it big with 2005's million-selling "Plans," the group's long-building success made it a hero to messy-haired misfits everywhere.

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