So, Benjamin Gibbard releases his first solo album apart from Death Cab for Cutie and doesn’t include “Ichiro’s Theme”? That seems like a lapse in judgement to me. I guess Gibbard felt like he had plenty of other songs to fill up his new release, Former Lives, like this song.

Michael Dawson reviews Former Lives in this Thursday’s prairie dog. Check back then to read his thoughts on the whole record.