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Price: $9.99

Genre: Alternative

Released: Jan 20, 2015



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What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World – The Decemberists

NameArtistTimePrice
1.
The Singer Addresses His AudienceDecemberists4:42$1.29
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Cavalry CaptainDecemberists3:17$1.29
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PhilomenaDecemberists3:04$1.29
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Make You BetterDecemberists5:07$1.29
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Lake SongDecemberists5:52$1.29
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Till the Water’s All Long GoneDecemberists5:01$1.29
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The Wrong YearDecemberists3:53$1.29
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Carolina LowDecemberists3:24$1.29
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Better Not Wake the BabyDecemberists1:44$1.29
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Anti-SummersongDecemberists2:12$1.29
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Easy Come, Easy GoDecemberists2:22$1.29
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MistralDecemberists3:54$1.29
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12/17/12Decemberists3:03$1.29
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A Beginning SongDecemberists5:22$1.29

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“Make You Better" (5 stars)
“Make You Better,” the first track released from this album, is fantastic; a really good sign for “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World” (which is one of the coolest album names…ever!)

Can January 20th come sooner? (5 stars)
Make you better is amazing, I can't wait for the album!

Not their best, still amazing (4 stars)
The Decemberists once again proved themselves to be an incredbly competent group of musicians, rebounding from their four-year hiatus with all the energy of a newly-formed group.

While there are not as many headliner tracks as on The Crane Wife or Picaresque, "The Singer Addresses His Audience", "Cavalry Captain", "Philomena", "Make You Better", "Carolina Low", "Don't Wake the

Biography

Formed: 2000 in Portland, OR
Genre: Alternative
Years Active: '00s, '10s

Led by Montana native Colin Meloy, the Decemberists craft theatrical, hyper-literate pop songs that draw heavily from late-'60s British folk acts like Fairport Convention and Pentangle and the early-'80s college rock grandeur of the Waterboys and R.E.M. The band's initial lineup also included drummer Ezra Holbrook, bassist Nate Query, keyboardist/accordionist Jenny Conlee, and multi-instrumentalist Chris Funk. Frontman Meloy had previously devoted some time to an alternative country group before...

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Top Songs By The Decemberists

NameAlbumTimePrice
1.
Make You BetterWhat a Terrible World, What..5:07$1.29
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Down By the WaterThe King Is Dead3:41$1.29
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A Beginning SongWhat a Terrible World, What..5:22$1.29
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This Is Why We FightThe King Is Dead5:30$1.29
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Here I Dreamt I was an ArchitectCastaways and Cutouts4:29$0.99
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July, July!Castaways and Cutouts2:53$0.99
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16 Military WivesPicaresque4:52$0.99
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The Wrong YearWhat a Terrible World, What..3:53$1.29
9.
Lake SongWhat a Terrible World, What..5:52$1.29
10.
The Mariner's Revenge SongPicaresque8:45$0.99

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