As you might remember from previous emails, there was some discussion over whether or not 2020 was *in fact* the 20th Anniversary of The Decemberists. Did the band start out in 2000? Or was 2001 our proper debut? There are recollections of Decemberists shows happening in 2000 in some form, and yet our first website […]
It was very nearly twenty years ago — or just under, anyway, depending on how you call it — that the Decemberists, or at least a band initially called The December Brides, emerged, fully formed — or at least with some of the current members, like two or three — walked on to the stage […]
Here we are, in the final days of the YOUR GIRL/YOUR GHOST tour, the release of our 8th record, I’ll Be Your Girl, a bare glimmer in the fogged rear-view mirror of time. Perhaps other bands would be content to rest on the laurels of another successful record released, another romp about the globe put to bed — […]
Autumn is squarely upon us, folks! And what better way to celebrate its coming but to watch a LYRIC VIDEO for our latest (and perhaps mostly humorously bleak) single: Sucker’s Prayer. Turn up your laptop speakers till they make that weird brittle cracking sound, the way this song was intended to be heard!
Watch our performances from CBS This Morning’s Saturday Sessions. Sucker’s Prayer Once In My Life I’ll Be Your Girl
We are super excited to debut the video for Once In My Life, the first track off our latest LP, I’ll Be Your Girl. It was directed by Autumn de Wilde, our old friend and collaborator, and features her brother, Jacob, as its main protagonist. Here’s what Colin Meloy and Autumn de Wilde had to […]