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The Postal Service

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Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Years Active: 2001–2005 (hiatus)
Genres: Indie Pop, Electropop, Electronica, IDM

The Postal Service is a west coast American electronic indie pop band composed of vocalist Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and producer Jimmy Tamborello of Dntel and Headset. The group formed after Gibbard contributed vocals for a song called "(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan" from Dntel's album “Life Is Full of Possibilities.” The band's name was chosen due to the way in which it produced its songs. Tamborello wrote and performed instrumental tracks and then sent the tapes to Gibbard, who edited the song as he saw fit (adding his vocals along the way), sending them back to Tamborello via the United States Postal Service. The band's debut album, “Give Up,” was released in Feb... Continue Bio >>

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