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Styrofoam Plates

Features of This Track

electric rock instrumentation
punk influences
a twelve-eight time signature
major key tonality
electric guitar riffs
subtle use of acoustic piano
triple note feel

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Death cab though,
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*interviews*
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He wrote the song for one of his friends..he' s said so in multiple ibtrrviews
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It's just a story. Ben once said in an interview that people automaticall y think that everything he writes us automaticall y about him but that he's just a storyteller. Some songs are about his life others aren't. This is just a story. A great one but just a story nonetheless.
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recoaddict
Makes me hope the guy that fathered me didn't make any other children to their harm
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From everything I've read Ben seems to have had a good relationship with his father. Makes me wonder if its about a band mate - Chris perhaps, or maybe its just a story.
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This song reminds me of my dad. :/ makes me wonder if Ben Gibbard had daddy issues. :/
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This is deep.
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This reminds me of The Fault In Our Stars... oh Augustus...
(u_u)
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This song is great, but it's so depressing. I really admire the way Ben can capture the painful emotions in his lyrics.
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bowandarrow1
Pretty good. I love the lyrics.
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An ok band....but the more i listen to them i like.
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lillygirl231
Death Cab for Cutie is so amazing. I love this song even though it's pretty sad to listen to.
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I like the symbolism in the first few lines.
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This may be my favorite song
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That is the best thing about Death Cab: All of their songs... you can relate one to your life at all times. It's why they are my favorite band.
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Lyrics wise, this song is as hard as it gets.
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snore
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Reminds me of my dad. These words could have just as easily come from me.
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it would be so much better if it was harder lol i like it
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from what I've read this song wasn't about his own father but the father of a close friend of his. His friend hated that even after he was dead nobody would tell the truth about him and so Ben Gibbard wrote this song.
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catherineann 2 2 4
i'm feeling some hostility...
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The last two verses were so painfully angry. It was actually hard to listen to.
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emma703
oh man, this is really sad. i'm wondering if it's about his dad...
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A very unique Death Cab song. Very tragic and haunting and wonderful.
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hey, where's the rest of the lyrics at?
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kevinsheen79
I really like this song.

It's so sad though.

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