Different Names For The Same Thing is a song by Death Cab For Cutie which appears on their record Plans. The song opens up with a piano-led introduction which then gives way to the vocal performance which seems to have some effect on it which makes it seem slightly distant yet somehow also pretty personal.
The past few Death Cab For Cutie songs I’ve reviewed primarily relied on typical instrumentation, so it’s nice to hear a change and
focus on a piano throughout this particular track.
As the track progresses on, the vocals seem to take on a more upfront delivery which is something that seems to occur often in songs by Death Cab For Cutie.
I personally like tracks that get better as they go on and this is no exception.
I should mention that thus far the song has maintained a very constant mood and seeing that the length is five minutes long, the band ...