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  1. 4/29: The Decemberists bring 'World' to Mesa Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    The Decemberists have added a Mesa Arts Center date to their tour in support of a brilliantly titled new release, "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World." 4/29: The Decemberists bring 'World' to Mesa Arts Center The Decemberists have added a Mesa Arts Center date to their tour in support of a brilliantly titled new release, "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World."

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  2. Decemberists perform with lyrics from YouTube commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | New York Daily News

    The Portland-based band appeared on Jimmy Kimmel's show Thursday night to perform a handful of eclectic folk songs with lyrics written by actual YouTube commenters.

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  3. The Decemberists' latest LP flaunts stellar musicianship despite cringeworthy lyricsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Badger Herald Online

    Only a band like Portland, Oregon's The Decemberists would include a mention of a strong, northwesterly wind that blows over France and the Mediterranean as an integral lyrical element and title of their track, "Mistral." The Decemberists most defining characteristic is certainly their verbose and literary approach to folk rock, which in the past has yielded 10-minute plus songs about robbing landlord's daughters, lines like "a paragon of parallax" and enough story-songs to write a decently-sized novel.

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  4. Watch The Decemberists Sing YouTube Comments on Jimmy KimmelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | TIME.com

    The Decemberists released a new album, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, this week and to mark the occasion, they made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Instead of performing one of the songs off of their new album, though, the band took a page out of Kimmel's playbook and turned to the Internet for inspiration, composing original songs based on YouTube comments. The result was something like Kimmel's Celebrities Read Mean Tweets series, but set to a catchy tune.

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  5. What You Missed: Shelton Peeved by Fallon's Country Music MockingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... it! Plus, Fallon and Shelton battled it out in a lip reading contest. And finally, indie rock royalty, The Decemberists, sang YouTube comments on "Kimmel!" If you're a country music fan, are you offended by Fallon's silly country songs? Let Nick ...

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  6. Bjork makes right call in response to album leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    ... seen upcoming material floating through the Internet months before its street date. One such artist was The Decemberists. "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World" leaked in late November, but the record just dropped this week. Another was ...

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  7. Sleater-Kinney, Decemberists look to add to their legaciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Daily Herald

    On "The Singer Addresses His Audience," the opening song on the Decemberists' new album, Colin Meloy, the band's singer, addresses his audience: "We know you threw your arms around us/In the hopes we wouldn't change/But we had to change some." The Decemberists, terminally polite avatars of grown-up drama-class kids, mean for this sentiment to land like a fearless truth bomb, what lawyers would call a statement against interest.

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  8. Photos: The Decemberists rock two days in Portland for 'What a Terrible World'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Tuesday's Decemberists Day wasn't the Portland band's only event this week: on Monday, they went straight from a free Bing Lounge concert to signing autographs at Music Millennium, giving fans an early chance to pick up their latest album, "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World." Oregonian photographer Kristyna Wentz-Graff and I were following the band every step of the way -- look back at the band's busy couple of days above.

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  9. Learning Mandolin - Recommended Guide(s)?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Ask MetaFilter

    I received a much-desired starter mandolin for Christmas and am looking for help on good guidebooks or other starting points for learning. Any recommendations? Preferences/details inside.

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  10. Eyelids, 'Psych #1'Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... that trend. Eyelids' members include current and former members of some of indie-rock's gentry class: The Decemberists, The Minus 5, Guided By Voices and more. In spite of the impressive resume, the group has largely flown under the radar of the ...

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  11. Stevie Wonder, the Disco Biscuits, the Decemberists Shows AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... ann. Tickets for the shows ($44.75/four-day packages $142.40) go on sale on Saturday, January 24 at 10 a.m. The Decemberists and Spoon co-headline Red Rocks on Wednesday, May 27, and tickets ($39.50-$49.95) go on sale on Friday, January 23 at 10 a.m.

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  12. Cure for terribleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Missoula Independent Online

    The Decemberists return with the stunning World by Brooks Johnson Colin Meloy has revived The Decemberists from a nearly four-year slumber to release the band's best album yet.

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  13. Album reviews: 'Absent Fathers' is subtleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    ... "We know we belong to you, we know you built your lives around us," Colin Meloy sings at the start of the Decemberists' seventh album, somewhat cheekily addressing the co-dependent artist-fan relationship on the fittingly titled "The Singer ...

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  14. Fall Out Boy Bound for Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Billboard

    ... ntry on the Billboard 200 next week include Joey Bada$$ ' B4.DA.$$ , Marilyn Manson 's The Pale Emperor and The Decemberists ' What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World .

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  15. How do I introduce my tween nieces to world of pop music?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... - Who Was That Respect - The Staples Singers The B-52's - Rock Lobster Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi The Decemberists - Red Right Ankle The Police - Walking On The Moon Elton John - Bennie And The Jets Simon & Garfunkel - El Condor Pasa (If I ...

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  16. Two-day Rock the Garden music festival set for 2015 returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... Rock the Garden has featured national, regional and local artists like Sonic Youth, Bon Iver, MGMT, Spoon, the Decemberists, My Morning Jacket, Jeremy Messersmith, Doomtree, Dessa, Trampled by Turtles and Cloud Cult.

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  17. High Fives 1/22-1/28Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Deming Headlight

    ... is a first-generation American son of Filipino/Palestinian immigrant parents. 4. "Make You Better," by The Decemberists: Their newest album, "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World," was recently praised in Rolling Stone Magazine. 1. ...

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  18. Rock the Garden returns June 20-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... Current, Rock the Garden offers a slate of national and local acts. Past Rock the Garden performers include the Decemberists, Spoon, Bon Iver, Bob Mould, Trampled by Turtles, Sonic Youth and Doomtree.

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  19. Sleater-Kinney still sounds tough and terrific | New RecordingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... some will be the album's brevity (it clocks in at a concise 33 minutes). With any luck, there will be more. The Decemberists, "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World" (Capitol) Strange Wilds, "7"a <"(Sub Pop) Joey Bada$$, "B4. DA.$$" ...

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  20. ONTD RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... work all week still, so I'm meeting her there for lunch today and I can't wait. just bought a ticket to see The Decemberists in May! and in a few hours I'm going to buy another ticket to see Interpol in April! it'll be my third time seeing them in ...

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