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Cut of the Day: Ben Folds Covers The Postal Service

Cut of the Day: Ben Folds Covers The Postal Service

(Un)Cut of the day: Monday April 7, 2008.

Reminded that the new studio album from Death Cab For Cutie is due for release in the UK next month, thoughts drift to frontman Ben Gibbard's other band, The Postal Service and the discovery of this YouTube clip of the most amazing cover by instrumental supremo Ben Folds.

The cover version of "Such Great Heights" was recorded in 2006 for Australian music TV programme 'Like A Version' and Ben chose this.

Three drummers, wine glasses and even a post box is played with a wooden spoon!

Check out Ben's amazing piano playing here; wait for the 'surprise' goofy ending:

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