Label: Capitol Records - B0025706-01 • Format: 5x, Vinyl LP, Album Blu-ray Live At The 9:30 Club 2006Box Set • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk Rock, Indie Rock
Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. The Crane Wife 10th Anniversary Edition. The Decemberists October 3, Add to Wishlist. Listen to this album and millions more. First month free. The Crane Wife is the fourth album by The Decemberists, released in The album cover was designed by the Portland artist Carson Ellis, Colin Meloy's wife, who has created artwork for each of the band's albums.
Reviews Review Policy. Flag as inappropriate. See more. Colin Meloy Sings Live! Colin Meloy. The album was released in Apriland is a collection of live recordings from various nights on the artist's solo tour in early It includes stripped down versions of songs by the Decemberists, a song that dates back to Meloy's college band Tarkio, live banter and covers of The Smiths, R.
It includes two previously unreleased songs, "Dracula's Daughter" and "Wonder", the latter of which makes reference to Meloy's first—and recently at the time—born son. The arrangements are simply Meloy's voice and guitar throughout. Some reviewers have noted problems with Meloy's guitar during the recording and one refers to the resulting sound quality as "disappointing.
I can kind of start and stop songs, I can screw up without throwing everybody off, I can talk as much as I like without worrying about people getting antsy to move on to the next song.
In League with Dragons. The Mountain Goats. Are You Serious Deluxe Edition. Andrew Bird. The album features collaborations with Fiona Apple and Blake Mills. Around the Well. Conor Oberst. Salutations is the eighth solo studio It Mek - Various - Ire Feelings by American musician Conor Oberst, released on March 17, The Decemberists - The Crane Wife (10th Anniversary Edition) Nonesuch Records.
Ten of the tracks originally The Decemberists - The Crane Wife (10th Anniversary Edition) on Ruminations in acoustic form. Benjamin Gibbard. The Decemberists Albums. I'll Be Your Girl. The Decemberists. Produced by John Congleton, the band experimented with new instrumentation during the album's recording sessions, including several synth-based compositions inspired by New Order and Depeche Mode.
The album was preceded by the singles, "Severed" and "Once in My Life". The King Is Dead. Described as the "most pastoral, rustic record they've ever made" by Douglas Wolk of Rolling Stone, the album reached No. Billboard chart for the week ending February 5, Prior to the album's release, frontman Colin Meloy stated: "If there's anything academic about this record, or me trying to force myself in a direction, it was realising that the last three records were really influenced by the British If You Stay - Heidi Talbot - In Love + Light revival [ It was a wanting to Keith & Troy - You Got My Running away from that.
And looking back into more American traditions, reconnecting with more American music. Hazards Of Love. According to the band, frontman Colin Meloy had set out to write a song with the album's title, which eventually developed into an entire album.
The Hazards of Love is a rock opera, with all songs contributing to a unified narrative, similar to the use of recurring stories on the band's previous album, The Crane Wife. The plot is a love story: a woman named Margaret falls in love with a shape-shifting boreal forest dweller named William. William's mother, the jealous Forest Queen, and the villainous Rake bring conflict to the album's story arc. The Crane Wife. Picaresque is the third studio album from The Decemberists.
It was released in on the Kill Rock Stars record label. The word "picaresque" refers to a form of satirical prose originating in Spain, depicting realistically and often humorously the adventures of a low-born, roguish Salem - Return Of The Mongloid Sire living by their wits in a corrupt society.
Her Majesty The Decemberists. The song "Song for Myla Goldberg" was written years earlier, after Colin Meloy had been a media escort for the novelist Myla Goldberg during a tour following the publication of her first book, Bee Season. The album cover was designed by the Portland artist Carson Ellis, the long-time girlfriend of The Decemberists - The Crane Wife (10th Anniversary Edition) , who has created artwork for each of the band's albums.
As of November it had sold 40, copies in United States. Castaways And Cutouts. The album cover was designed by the Portland artist Carson Ellis, the long-time girlfriend of frontman Colin Meloy. She has created artwork for each of the band's albums. The Decemberists stretch acoustic folk into epic prog rock song cycles and twist old-timey cadences around, well, equally old-timey verbiage.
Over a half-dozen albums and many more EPs, the Portland ensemble have established a sound The Decemberists - The Crane Wife (10th Anniversary Edition) rooted in traditional forms but uniquely their own, La Última Revolución - Eros Ramazzotti - Todo Historias largely to bandleader Colin Meloy's wordy, wavering singing.
We Raise Our Voices to the Air is the Decemberists' first live album, recorded over the course of twelve concerts in support of 's alt-country-inflected The King is Dead, and while it mainly concentrates on that record, it also draws on the band's back catalog for favorites such as "Billy Liar," "O Valencia!
With 20 tracks clocking at nearly an hour and a half, it's a generous set for any Decemberists fan—and a reminder of the band's considerable live chops. Alela Diane. Carson Ellis.
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