Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, second from left, said he  consciously changed the tone of the band's most recent album.
Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, second from left, said he consciously changed the tone of the band's most recent album.
Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, second from left, said he consciously changed the tone of the band's most recent album.

Death Cab for Cutie has evolved — and lightened up a bit

October 09, 2011 12:00 AM