Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard covers Alvvays’ ‘Archie, Marry Me’ live – watch

The performance took place over the weekend in Seattle

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has covered Toronto band Alvvays at a live show.

Gibbard was playing a solo show at The Nepture Theatre in Seattle over the weekend when he delivered a piano-driven rendition of ‘Archie, Marry Me’. The show was to raise funds for Power2Give/Puget Sound, “regional arts projects with funds that fuel Seattle’s artistic community”.

Watch a clip of the cover below.


Death Cab For Cutie recently confirmed that they’ll release their eighth album during 2015, their last featuring founding member Chris Walla.

Alvvays released their self-titled debut earlier this year via Transgressive Records. They’ll play the following live dates during 2015:

Manchester, Deaf Institute (January 21)
Leeds, Brudenell Social Club (22)
Newcastle, Think Tank (23)
Glasgow, King Tuts (24)
Nottingham, The Bodega (26)
Birmingham, Hare & Hounds (27)
London, Scala (28)
Oxford, O2 Academy 2 (30)
Bristol, Thekla (31)