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May 10, 2007 Hear Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard in a solo concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.

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Interviews & Profiles

David Bazan as Pedro the Lion circa 2000.

September 20, 2011 Bazan calls the Nevermind song "hymn-like" in thinking about his own live cover version from 2000.

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Left to right: Alex Westcoat, Andy Fitts and David Bazan.

May 24, 2011 The singer has come to terms with his spirituality and how he's seen in the eyes of his fans.

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October 13, 2009 "Hard to Be" finds Bazan reflecting on his loss of faith, in a voice shot through with doubt.

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September 7, 2009 Bazan has always worn his faith on his sleeve. On his new album, his beliefs have evolved.

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Reviews

David Bazan's "Wolves at the Door" tells grim stories, but it's rooted in the spirit of forgiveness.

December 27, 2011 "Wolves at the Door" tells grim stories, but it's rooted in the spirit of forgiveness.

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David Bazan (right), with bassist Andy Fitts (middle) and drummer Alex Westcoat (left).

April 28, 2011 Hear a cut from the former Pedro The Lion singer's upcoming solo album Strange Negotiations..

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David Bazan; Lyle Owerko

October 15, 2009 Bazan's new album is a moving meditation on a crisis of faith. Hear him in a session on World Cafe.

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Strange Negotiations

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  • Album: Strange Negotiations
  • Artist: David Bazan
  • Label: Barsuk
  • Released: 2011
 

Curse Your Branches

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  • Album: Curse Your Branches
  • Artist: David Bazan
  • Label: Barsuk
  • Released: 2009
 

Curse Your Branches

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  • Album: Curse Your Branches
  • Artist: David Bazan
  • Label: One Four Seven
  • Released: 2009