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The Decemberists Announce New Album

The Decemberists have announced that their new album will be titled What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World. The band announced the album by unveiling a large mural in Brooklyn featuring the album artwork. Frontman Colin Meloy was at the affair, and performed a brand new song called “Make You Better” for everyone in […]

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The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy Covers The Kinks

For the past few years, Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy has released a series of cover EPs; he’s recorded songs by Morrissey, Shirley Collins and Sam Cooke, and his next venture involves English rock band The Kinks. The EP, titled Colin Meloy Sings The Kinks is composed of five Kinks covers, including the well-known 1967 track “Waterloo […]

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Jack White, Conor Oberst, Patti Smith to Play Coen Brothers’ Concert

Who would curate a concert that includes The Avett Brothers, Conor Oberst, Marcus Mumford, Patti Smith, The Decemberists‘ Colin Meloy, and Jack White‘s first live performance of 2013? Obviously the… Coen Brothers? In preparation for their upcoming film, Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen Brothers and T-Bone Burnett (the film’s soundtrack producer) are bringing the big hitters […]

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The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy Announces Solo EP and Tour

Colin Meloy, frontman of folk group The Decemberists, has just announced he will be touring for the first time in five years, as Consequence of Sound has reported. On the thirteen-stop tour, Meloy will be selling a new EP that is available only on the tour’s stops. No specifics have been distributed regarding the songs […]

The Decemberists’ Jenny Conlee diagnosed with breast cancer

Recently the whole crew from The Decemberists were hit with some all-too-real news about their keyboard player Jenny Conlee. In two heartfelt letters, Jenny and Colin explain that she will be missing the next 9 tour dates to go in for breast cancer treatment. We at UTG wish Jenny a speedy recovery and all the […]

Review: The Decemberists – The King Is Dead

“…a cohesive piece of art that flows smoothly and seamlessly.”