THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Pop Music

The sound remains the same

Now on a major label, Death Cab hasn't left behind its independent spirit

By Joan Anderman
Globe Staff / October 16, 2005

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

Ben Gibbard wasn't cut out for the red carpet. With his tweed jackets, thick glasses, and pudgy cheeks, the frontman for Death Cab for Cutie looks more like the chemical engineering student he was a few years ago than a rock 'n' roll VIP. But the newly minted A-lister recently found himself on the dreaded scarlet path outside the new ... (Full article: 1183 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass