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Watch The Postal Service perform in 2003

on February 07, 2013, 5:54pm

screen shot 2013 02 07 at 11.11.44 am e1360257251609 Watch The Postal Service perform in 2003

The Postal Service will soon embark on a reunion tour in celebration of their 10th anniversary. For a nice preview, Pitchfork points us to a very solid performance that dates back to the band’s humble beginnings.

Watch as a pre-Zooey Ben Gibbard, a then Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis, and a rather concentrated Jimmy Tamborello bring select tracks off of Give Up to life for KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic. As a near-thirtysomething, it’s terrifying to think it’s been 10 years, but it’s comforting to see how well they put these classics together.

In related news, Lewis will appear on both unreleased tracks — “Turn Around”, “A Tattered Line of String” — included in the forthcoming reissue of Give Up, due out April 9th via Sub Pop. In the meantime, catch the performance below and figure out when you’ll see them with their full itinerary shortly after.

The Postal Service 2013 Tour Dates:
04/09 – Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Theatre
04/10 – Davis, CA @ Mondavi Center
04/13 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music and Arts Festival
04/12 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ Madonna Expo Center
04/18 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
04/19 – Las Vegas, NV @ Chelsea Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan
04/20 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music and Arts Festival
05/18 – Manchester, UK @ Academy 2
05/20 – London, UK @ Brixton Academy
05/21 – Paris, FR @ Trianon
05/23 – Barcelona, SP @ Primavera Sound
05/24-27 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival
06/14 – New York, NY @ Barclays Center

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