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Spring Tour and The Whole Shebang Super Concert Action Packages

Adored Mailing List Recipients, I don’t know about you, but it seems to us at Decemberists HQ that this winter has been — shall we say — a bit darker than winters of recent memory. Not sure what to attribute that to. However, in an effort to puncture that gloom, if only in a few […]

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Brooklyn Steel Shows in April

We’re excited to announce we’ll be playing three shows in Brooklyn, NY in April as part of the opening of Brooklyn Steel! We’ll be running a limited pre-sale at starting tomorrow, December 13, at 10am ET and if you aren’t able to grab yours before we run out, the public tickets will go on […]

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Out Now – The Crane Wife 10th Anniversary Edition

The Crane Wife 10th Anniversary Edition is out today! You can order the 5 LP + 1 Blu-ray box set from or pick it up digitally. We’re in the final stages of planning a short batch of tour dates in the new year and we should be able to share the first of those […]

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“Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)” Alternate Take with Alela Diane

Consequence of Sound has the premiere of an alternate take of “Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)” with vocals from Alela Diane from the upcoming 10th Anniversary Edition of The Crane Wife. We weren’t really sure what the right voice was for “The Girl” in Yankee Bayonet – we invited both Laura Veirs and […]

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The Crane Wife 1, 2 & 3 Demo; The Return of Bandit Queen Wine

Adored Mailing List Recipients, As winter and its associated holidays loom closer, we have a few bits of news that may help enliven the season. The 10th Anniversary Edition of The Crane Wife is less than a month away from coming out and we’re excited to share a previously unreleased demo version of “The Crane Wife […]

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Last Chance to Back Illimat on Kickstarter

Adored Mailing List Recipients, We would like to begin by extending a hearty thanks to all who lent support to Illimat and/or pre-ordered The Crane Wife 10th Anniversary Edition deluxe box set. A majority of this email will be directed at the remainder of you who, while still quite adored, have room to move further […]