After almost a decade away from the spotlight and many changes in the sounds of current music, The Postal Service returned to the Coachella stage in Indio, California to revive many of the songs that played a role in shaping the indie music that followed. Judging from the crowd reaction, it was a huge success. Jenny Lewis joined in, the ferris wheel lit up the sky behind the enormous audience, and the nostalgia was heavy.
“Thank you for watching us play. We might see you again, we might not,” Gibbard said to the audience. There are a handful of scheduled shows coming up, but if this is one of their last times performing, which sounds like a possibility, they went out in style. Watch the full set above.
“The District Sleeps Alone Tonight” - 00:40
“We Will Become Silhouettes” - 05:05
“Sleeping In” - 10:41
“Turn Around” - 15:32
“Nothing Better” -19:21
“Clark Gable” - 23:22
“This Place is a Prison” - 28:28
“Tattered Line of String” - 32:42
“Such Great Heights” - 35:33
“Brand New Colony” - 40:45