Songs You May Have Missed #205


Benjamin Gibbard: “Something’s Rattling (Cowpoke)” (2012)

Ben Gibbard is best known as lead singer of indie rock band Death Cab For Cutie (a band which by the way took its name from this The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band song, which appears in the Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour film:

and for having been married to Zooey Deschanel for two years.

Gibbard was also a member of The Postal Service, who released one highly regarded album in 2003. “Somethng’s Rattling” is from his 2012 solo debut. He mixes an old time country western yodel with a mariachi arrangement to channel Marty Robbins here.

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