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14 Postal Service Covers To Hold You Over Until The Reunion Tour

There have been a lot covers of Postal Service songs since their only album, Give Up, came out 10 years ago. Some are great, some are...not so great.

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1. Iron And Wine's quiet acoustic cover of "Such Great Heights"

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2. Confide's screamo cover of "Such Great Heights"

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3. Miel's incredibly gorgeous take on "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight"

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4. The Shins' jangly acoustic cover of "We Will Become Silhouettes"

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5. This version of "Recycled Air" performed in a backyard for an audience of little kids

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6. Streetlight Manifesto's full-horn section ska cover of "Such Great Heights"

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7. Ben Folds' Ben Folds-y cover of "Such Great Heights"

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8. This girl with a knit hat's version of "Clark Gable," with a special cameo by her dog

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9. Frank Turner's stripped-down cover of "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight"

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Also, his full-band cover of "District Sleeps Alone Tonight"

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10. The Section Quartet's string version of "Such Great Heights"

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11. Here's a piano instrumental version of "This Place Is A Prison"

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12. Birdy's melancholy piano cover of "District Sleeps Alone Tonight"

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13. Firebrand Boy's chiptune cover of "Such Great Heights"

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14. And Owl City's "Fireflies," which I didn't know WASN'T a Postal Service cover until just now (You don't have to listen to this one).

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This is not technically a cover since he wrote the song, but here's Ben Gibbard doing a solo acoustic version of "We Will Become Silhouettes"

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Also, not really a cover, but here's Kid Cudi's "Man On The Moon" mashed up with "Such Great Heights"

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