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iTunes Session Pre-Order, Last Day of Decemberists Shop Sale

Adored Mailing List Recipients,

On the eve of the first show of the final leg of the Popes of Pendarvia World Tour, we would like to announce the pre-order for The Decemberists’ brand-new iTunes Session. The 8-song set features tracks spanning across much of the band’s career, plus two previously unrecorded covers: Leonard Cohen’s “Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye” and one we’ve been performing recently, Fruit Bats’ “When U Love Somebody.” The pre-order is now underway at iTunes.  Each pre-order comes with an immediate download of “June Hymn,” which is also streaming on our Ping page here. The complete EP will be available on August 2.

Here’s the track listing:

1. Calamity Song
2. Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye
3. Shankill Butchers
4. June Hymn
5. This Is Why We Fight
6. Shiny
7. The Hazards of Love 4 (The Drowned)
8. When U Love Somebody

Also, a friendly reminder that today is the last day to take advantage of our Decemberists Shop Sale, as it comes to a close tonight (Tuesday night) at midnight PT. Not only can you get $50 off The King Is Dead Deluxe Box, there are still plenty of Carson Ellis-illustrated tees and limited-edition silkscreen show posters in our 50% OFF clearance sale. In addition, we have store-wide discounts, including 20% off all tees, posters, and hoodies. Visit the Shop to stock up while you can!

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