Ben Gibbard joins the Electric Anthology Project
Making it seem like the return of The Postal Service might not just be a one-time thing, Ben Gibbard will be pairing up with the Electric Anthology Project to remake some of his material into synth-pop jams.
The project, headed by Built To Spill member Brett Nelson, previously enlisted the likes of J Mascis for the 7” series. With Gibbard, EAP will debut the digital single remakes of 'Soul Meets Body' and the 1998 song 'Champagne From a Paper Cup' July 2nd. Following the release, color-pressed 7” copies will also be released.
Stay with the EAP website for more details of the project.
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