The Black Cab Sessions are a series of lo-fi, one-take performances by notable musicians, filmed for an internet audience in the back of black cabs as they ply the busy streets of London. It's a strangely intimate venue, an unconventional setting that's produced some remarkable performances. Here are some of our favorites.
Lead singer Robin Pecknold finger-picks his guitar and sings a truly nice tune, despite a bumpy ride.
He sings "Lucky Old Sun" and "California Girls."
Britt Daniel from Spoon sings "I Summon You."
Death Cab for Cutie
Death Cab in a Black Cab -- inevitable, perhaps. This is "No Sunlight."
Always thoroughly charming, Daniel Johnston sings "Grievances."
My Morning Jacket
This is "Touch Me I'm Going to Scream." Very nicely done. Anyone know what the heck that plastic keyboard thing Jim James is playing is called?
Damien and a friend sing "Last Rites" on their way to the Green Man Festival.