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.September 2009 - November 2011'Death Cab for Cutie' rocker Ben Gibbard married actress and singer Zooey Deschanel in late September, 2009.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 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." Other songs mention an ingénue battling the passage of time and "a dumpster in the driveway of all the plans that came undone."Yet Gibbard's divorce isn't the only breakup reflected on in "Kintsugi," whose title refers to an ancient Japanese technique for repairing broken pottery.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.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.A reserve currency (or anchor currency) is a currency that is held in significant quantities by governments and institutions as part of their foreign exchange reserves.