The Decemberists

Led by Montana native Colin Meloy, the Decemberists craft theatrical, hyper-literate pop songs that draw heavily from late-'60s British folk acts like Fairport Convention and Pentangle and the early-'80s college rock ... Read more

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Song Name   Comments
A Bower Scene19
A Cautionary Song85
A Record Year for Rainfall7
After the Bombs19
All Arise12
An Interlude1
Angel, Won't You Call Me?12
Annan Water20
As I Rise12
Begin the Begin (REM cover)0
Billy Liar40
Bridges and Balloons (Joanna Newsom cover)13
Burying Davy1
Calamity Song15
California One/Youth and Beauty Brigade39
Clementine29
Clementine (Elliott Smith cover)3
Cocoon23
Constantinople7
Culling of the Fold25
Days of Elaine4
Dear Avery16
Don't Carry It All6
Down by the Water30
Dracula's Daughter3
E. Watson2
East India Lanes1
Eli, the Barrow Boy67
Everything I Try to Do, Nothing Seems to Turn Out Right30
Foregone4
From My Own True Love (Lost at Sea)27
Grace Cathedral Hill38
Here I Dreamt I Was an Architect68
Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye (Leonard Cohen cover)0
Human Behaviour (Björk cover)8
Hurdles Even Here7
I Don't Mind28
I Was Meant for the Stage33
I'm Sticking with You (Velvet Underground cover)4
I4U & U4Me0
If I Could Only Win Your Love (The Louvin Brothers cover)0
Isn't It a Lovely Night?16
January Hymn15
July, July!28
June Hymn14
Leslie Ann Levine46
Like a Lion9
Little Boxes (Malvina Reynolds cover)2
Los Angeles, I'm Yours43
Margaret in Captivity9
My Mother Was a Chinese Trapeze Artist26
O New England13
O Valencia!79
Oceanside20
Odalisque34
Of Angels and Angles51
On the Bus Mall95
One Engine4
Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas) (John Denver cover)3
Prelude1
Raincoat Song14
Red Right Ankle72
Rise to Me17
Row Jimmy (Grateful Dead cover)0
Rox in the Box22
Shankill Butchers57
Shanty for the Arethusa31
Shiny43
Sixteen Military Wives92
Sleepless20
Song for Myla Goldberg17
Sonnet1
Sons and Daughters78
Summersong54
Sunshine5
The Abduction of Margaret5
The Apology Song25
The Bachelor and the Bride30
The Bagman's Gambit90
The Bandit Queen16
The Cap Street Girls1
The Chimbley Sweep36
The Crane Wife 1 and 242
The Crane Wife 330
The Day I Knew You'd Not Come Back4
The Engine Driver92
The Gymnast, High Above the Ground16
The Hazards of Love 1 (The Prettiest Whistles Won't Wrestle the Thistles Undone)27
The Hazards of Love 2 (Wager All)12
The Hazards of Love 3 (Revenge!)21
The Hazards of Love 4 (The Drowned)32
The Infanta52
The Island: Come and See; The Landlord's Daughter; You'll Not Feel the Drowning86
The Kingdom of Spain8
The Legionnaire's Lament41
The Mariner's Revenge Song101
The Perfect Crime #117
The Perfect Crime #285
The Queen's Approach0
The Queen's Rebuke/The Crossing16
The Rake's Song38
The Soldiering Life52
The Sporting Life36
The Tain (Parts I, II, III, IV, V)38
The Wanting Comes in Waves (Reprise)7
The Wanting Comes in Waves/Repaid28
Think About Me (Fleetwood Mac cover)0
This Is Why We Fight29
Valerie Plame10
We Both Go Down Together138
When the War Came31
When U Love Somebody (Fruit Bats cover)0
Won't Want for Love (Margaret in the Taiga)13
Wonder2
Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)50
Zoot1

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