Described as the "most pastoral, rustic record they've ever made" by Douglas Wolk of Rolling Stone, the album reached No. 1 on the . Billboard 200 chart for the week ending February 5, 2011. The song "This Is Why We Fight" reached number 19 on the . Alternative Songs Chart, while the song "Down by the Water" also charted in the United States
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The Decemberists tabs, chords, guitar, bass, ukulele chords, power tabs and guitar pro tabs including annan water, calamity song, billy liar, bandit queen, angel wont you call m. Long Live The King album.
Long Live The King, by comparison, sounds distinctly like a cutting-room-floor exercise-a collection of outtakes left behind not in the name of aesthetic cohesion, but simply because the group had better songs more deserving of release. The King is Dead, as the first Decemberists album to top the Billboard charts, clearly proved its appeal beyond the band’s niche audience of good-natured college kids who find pop music a more enjoyable vocabulary builder than musty old books
As a fitting bookend to the most successful year of the bands career, The Decemberists will release a new EP entitled LONG LIVE THE KING. Similar to the critically acclaimed, chart-topping bow THE KING IS DEAD, the EP is a mostly-acoustic set of 6 Americana-based songs, recorded around the same time as THE KING IS DEAD, and including their stunning cover of the Grateful Dead track. Wrong album? Let us know. Expand player Collapse player. LONG LIVE THE KING Vinyl Record. For a limited time only. As a fitting bookend to the most successful year of the bands career, The Decemberists will release a new EP entitled LONG LIVE THE KING.
The Decemberists – Traveling On EP. 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 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!
Acoustic Guitar, Voice – Colin MeloyBacking Vocals [Backing Voice] – Annalisa Tornfelt, Laura Veirs
Bass – Nate QueryDrums [The Drums] – John MoenElectric Guitar, Voice – Colin MeloyElectric Piano [Wurlitzer Electric Piano] – Jenny ConleePedal Steel Guitar – Chris Funk
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Voice – Colin MeloyBass – Nate QueryDrums [The Drums], Tambourine – John MoenElectric Guitar – Chris FunkElectric Piano [Wurlitzer Electric Piano] – Jenny Conlee
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Instruments [All Instruments], Drum Programming – Colin Meloy
Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Nate QueryDrums [The Drums], Backing Vocals [Backing Voice] – John MoenElectric Guitar – Chris FunkPiano, Backing Vocals [Backing Voice] – Jenny ConleeRhythm Guitar, Voice – Colin MeloyWritten-By – Jerome J. Garcia*, Robert C. Hunter*
Acoustic Guitar, Voice, Tambourine – Colin MeloyBass – Nate QueryDrums – John MoenElectric Guitar – Chris FunkPiano, Organ – Jenny ConleeTrombone – Adam Schneider Trumpet – Victor Nash
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