It’s been a long ten years since the premiere of The Postal Service’s Give Up and after a decade of wondering just how Ben Gibbard made the cut, we get a sneak behind the scenes. In a freshly released video that takes us back to 2002, we watch as Sub Pop holds auditions to round out the band. Everyone from Tom DeLonge and Al Yankovic to Aimee Mann and Duff McKagan audition and get rejected for the spot—even a shirtless screaming manic Moby. Finally, Gibbard shows up at the end and is reluctantly accepted into the band.
Written and directed by Tom Scharpling, check out the video below.