I started listening to the Decemberists recently. Although I kept meaning to check them out, I never seemed to get around to it until Wandering Coyote introduced me to them. I have to confess that I don’t like all of their stuff – sometimes I find it is too loud and busy for me. However, there are songs that I absolutely adore. In no particular order here are a few I would recommend checking out:
Followed closely by June Hymn
The Crane Wife 3 is my absolute favourite! I love how it builds.
Foregone is another one of my favourites:
Now I am holding out for the live album due to be released on March 13th!