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This Song Is Yours

The Decemberists (Colin Meloy)

Season 1, Ep. 357

Our guests today are one of my favourite bands of the last 20's The Decemberists! The beloved indie rock band from Portland, Oregon, has been delighting audiences for over 20 years with their literary take on indie and folk rock, featuring critically acclaimed albums like 'The Crane Wife' and 'The Hazards of Love.' Last week, they released their brilliant ninth studio record, their first double album, 'As It Ever Was, So It Will Be Again.' In today's episode, we were lucky enough to speak with frontman Colin Meloy about the new record. We discuss the distinctive sound of this album, which combines elements of all previous Decemberists records. We explore the unique sections of the double album and how some parts sound completely different from others. Additionally, we delve into Colin's introduction to songwriting and the birth of the band. Plus, we probe Colin about when we might see them in Australia next.

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