The Decemberists
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The Decemberists

The Decemberists Biography (Wikipedia)

The Decemberists are an American indie folk rock band from Portland, Oregon. The band consists of Colin Meloy (lead vocals, guitar, principal songwriter), Chris Funk (guitar, multi-instrumentalist), Jenny Conlee (keyboards, piano, Hammond organ, accordion), Nate Query (bass), and John Moen (drums).

Their debut EP, 5 Songs, was self-released in 2001. Their seventh and latest full-length album What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World was released on January 20, 2015 by Capitol Records, and is the band's fourth record with the label.

In addition to their lyrics, which often focus on historical incidents and/or folklore, The Decemberists are also well known for their eclectic live shows. Audience participation is a part of each performance, typically during encores. The band stages whimsical reenactments of sea battles and other centuries-old events, typically of regional interest, or acts out songs with members of the crowd.

In 2011, the track "Down By the Water" from the album The King Is Dead was nominated for Best Rock Song at the 54th Grammy Awards.

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Sixteen Military Wives
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Sixteen Military Wives
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June Hymn
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June Hymn
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Rox In The Box
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Rox In The Box
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January Hymn
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January Hymn
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O Valencia!
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O Valencia!
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The Perfect Crime #2
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The Perfect Crime #2
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The Engine Driver
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The Engine Driver
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The Chimbley Sweep
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The Chimbley Sweep
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O Valencia (6 Music Session 04/12/2006)
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O Valencia (6 Music Session 04/12/2006)
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Make You Better (BBC 6 Music Session)
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Make You Better (BBC 6 Music Session)
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Cavalry Captain (BBC 6 Music Session)
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Cavalry Captain (BBC 6 Music Session)
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