The Decemberists - The King Is Dead
NME.COM feature on The Decemberists - The King Is Dead album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 18 January 2011
Turgid Americana pastiche
Even when Oregon’s The Decemberists debuted with ‘Castaways And Cutouts’ in 2002, they were still more Neutral Milk Bail Hostel than Hotel. They transposed wordy Victorian melodrama onto folky sea shanties. But at least once they had a snappy poetic sensibility and an admirable interest in history. Unfortunately, now they are pure turgid Americana pastiche. ‘This Is Why We Fight’...
- Jan 24, 2011
Hazards Of Love
- Mar 29, 2009
Band report keyboard player has overcome breast cancer
Band say keyboardist has 'caught it early' and 'prognosis is very, very good'
Band have been talking to man behind 'American Idiot'
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