The Decemberists share lyric video for new track ‘Lake Song’ – watch

New album 'What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World' to be released on January 19

The Decemberists have unveiled a lyric video for their new track ‘Lake Song’.

The song is lifted from the band’s new album ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’, which is due to be released on January 19, 2015. The video sees the band performing live in a studio. Watch below.


‘Lake Song’ is the second track to be unveiled from the new album, following on from lead single ‘Make You Better’. You can hear that now too.

The Decemberists recently announced that they’ll play seven shows in the UK next February as part of a wider European tour.

The Decemberists will play:

Glasgow O2 Academy (February 13, 2015)
Leeds O2 Academy (14)
Bristol O2 Academy (16)
Manchester Academy (17)
Birmingham The Institute (18)
Brighton Dome Concert Hall (20)
London O2 Academy Brixton (21)

Colin Meloy of the band recently announced the album by busking in front of a painted mural of the cover in the Brooklyn neighbourhood of Williamsburg.

The ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’ tracklisting is:


‘The Singer Addresses His Audience’
‘Cavalry Captain’
‘Make You Better’
‘Lake Song’
‘Till The Water Is All Long Gone’
‘The Wrong Year’
‘Carolina Low’
‘Better Not Wake The Baby’
‘Easy Come, Easy Go’
‘A Beginning Song’

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