Former Lives

bark130: Benjamin Gibbard / Former Lives

bark130 · CD / DIGITAL / LP
Barsuk Records · October 2012
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1.
Shepherd's Bush Lullaby
2.
Dream Song
3.
Teardrop Windows
4.
Bigger Than Love
5.
Lily
6.
Something's Rattling (Cowpoke)
7.
Duncan, Where Have You Gone?
8.
Oh, Woe
9.
A Hard One To Know
10.
Lady Adelaide
11.
Broken Yolk In Western Sky
12.
I'm Building A Fire

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Other cities, other plans; different friends, different dreams; former loves, former lives. After fifteen years in Death Cab for Cutie, Ben Gibbard didn't make his first solo album in search of a new beginning; instead, it closes a door. "These songs span eight years, three relationships, living in two different places, drinking then not drinking" he says of the dozen tracks that comprise Former Lives. "They're a side story, not a new chapter." Still, what we keep for ourselves is often just as interesting as what we choose to share. Former lives is a gorgeous shadow anthology, the exuberant sound of one of our best songwriters finding his voice by experimenting with those of others.