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- Posted on Sep 12th 2007 12:00PM by Benjy Eisen
Discussing the nuts-and-bolts of the songwriting process itself, as part of San Francisco's 'Talking Music' series, Gibbard revealed that he approaches it much like an office job. "I usually keep nine-to-five hours," he said. "I work Monday through Friday."
Despite his discipline and schedule, Gibbard hasn't actually kept a "normal" job since he quit a temp stint in 2000, when Death Cab cashed their first royalty check. "I expected -- and almost in a weird way still have this complex today -- that at some point I'll have to go back to that temp agency," he said. "I think about it less now than I did then."
Following the conversation segment, Gibbard performed a short acoustic set and invited Handler to sit-in on accordion for a cover of the Magnetic Fields' 'Why I Cry.'