Watch Death Cab for Cutie Perform “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive” in a London Taxi Cab

Ben Gibbard Performs Solo Acoustic For Black Cab Sessions

Jul 27, 2015
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The Black Cab Sessions have been going since 2007. The concept is simple, a musician and a camera crew get in a random London black taxicab and film a brief acoustic session while the taxi cruises around the city. Death Cab for Cutie are the latest passengers, well really just frontman Ben Gibbard. And has there ever been a more aptly named band to do such a session? (Thankfully this cab ride was not as deadly as their moniker suggests.)

Watch over at Stereogum, who premiered it, as Gibbard performs a solo acoustic version of "The Ghosts of Beverly Drive," which can be found on the band's latest album, Kintsugi. Gibbard trades Los Angeles' Beverly Drive for Baker Street or whatever London road the cab is driving down.

Below also are the band's upcoming tour dates. And make sure to pick up Under the Radar's current print magazine to read an interview with Ben Gibbard about Kintsugi.

Death Cab for Cutie Tour Dates:

09/10 Manchester, NH @ Verizon Wireless Arena
09/11 Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion ¶
09/12 New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden ¶
09/13 Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion ¶
09/15 Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater //
09/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE //
09/18 Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center //
09/19 Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion //
09/21 Austin, TX @ ACL Live at The Moody Theater //
09/25 San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
09/26 Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl **
09/28 Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Theatre**
09/30 Missoula, MT @ Adams Center
10/01 Spokane, WA @ INB Performing Arts Center
10/03 Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre †† - SOLD OUT
10/04 Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre - SOLD OUT
10/05 Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre ‡‡

w/Say Hi *
w/The Antlers †
w/Built To Spill ‡
w/TUnE-YArDs §
w/Explosions In The Sky ¶
w/Twin Shadow //
w/Best Coast **
w/Unlikely Friends ††
w/Cataldo ‡‡


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