Benjamin Gibbard performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on Nov. 8, 2012. Lauren Rock/NPR hide caption

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Benjamin Gibbard and Jay Farrar. Autumn de Wilde/Shore Fire Media hide caption

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Jay Farrar (right) says 90 percent of the words recorded on One Fast Move or I'm Gone with Benjamin Gibbard come straight from Jack Kerouac. Sonari Glinton/NPR hide caption

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