The Decemberists

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5 Songs (2001)Edit

The decemberists - 5 songs
5 Songs
  1. Oceanside
  2. Shiny
  3. My Mother Was a Chinese Trapeze Artist
  4. Angel, Won't You Call Me?
  5. I Don't Mind
  6. Apology Song

Castaways and Cutouts (2002)Edit

The decemberists - castaways and cutouts
Castaways and Cutouts
  1. Leslie Anne Levine
  2. Here I Dreamt I was an Architect
  3. July, July!
  4. A Cautionary Song
  5. Odalisque
  6. Cocoon
  7. Grace Cathedral Hill
  8. The Legionnaire's Lament
  9. Clementine
  10. California One/Youth and Beauty Brigade

Her Majesty (2003)Edit

The decemberists - her majesty
Her Majesty
  1. Shanty for the Arethusa
  2. Billy Liar
  3. Los Angeles, I'm Yours
  4. The Gymnast, High Above the Ground
  5. The Bachelor and the Bride
  6. Song for Myla Goldberg
  7. The Soldiering Life
  8. Red Right Ankle
  9. The Chimbley Sweep
  10. I Was Meant for the Stage
  11. As I Rise

The Tain (2004)Edit

The decemberists - the tain
The Tain
  1. The Tain

Picaresque (2005)Edit

The decemberists - picaresque
  1. The Infanta
  2. We Both Go Down Together
  3. Eli, The Barrow Boy
  4. The Sporting Life
  5. The Bagman's Gambit
  6. From My Own True Love (Lost at Sea)
  7. 16 Military Wives
  8. The Engine Driver
  9. On the Bus Mall
  10. The Mariner's Revenge Song
  11. Of Angels and Angles

Picaresqueties (2006)Edit

The decemberists - picaresqueties
Picaresqueties EP
  1. Bridges & Balloons
  2. Constantinople
  3. The Kingdom of Spain
  4. The Bandit Queen

Connect Sets (2006)Edit

The Decemberists - Connect Sets
Connect Sets
  1. O Valencia!
  2. The Perfect Crime #2
  3. The Crane Wife 1 & 2
  4. Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas) (John Denver cover)

The Crane Wife (2006)Edit

The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
The Crane Wife
  1. The Crane Wife 3
  2. The Island
  3. Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)
  4. O Valencia!
  5. The Perfect Crime #2
  6. When the War Came
  7. Shankill Butchers
  8. Summersong
  9. The Crane Wife 1 & 2
  10. Sons and Daughters
  11. After the Bombs (iTunes bonus track)
  12. Culling of the Fold (Tower Records bonus track)
  13. The Perfect Crime #1 + The Day I Knew You'd Not Come Back (Starbucks bonus track)
  14. Hurdles Even Here (Starbucks bonus track)

Live at Austin City Limits Music Festival, 2007 (2007)Edit

The Decemberists - Live At Austin City Limits Music Festival
Live At Austin City Limits Music Festival
  1. The Crane Wife
  2. The Perfect Crime #2
  3. I Was Meant For The Stage

ITunes Live From Soho (2007)Edit

The Decemberists - ITunes Live From Soho
ITunes Live From Soho
  1. July, July!
  2. We Both Go Down Together
  3. The Perfect Crime #2
  4. Song For Myla Goldberg
  5. Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)
  6. O Valencia!

Always the Bridesmaid: A Singles Series (2008)Edit

The Decemberists - Always The Bridesmaid- A Single Series
Always the Bridesmaid: A Singles Series
Volume I: Valerie Plame
  1. Valerie Plame
  2. O New England
Volume II: Days of Elaine
  1. Days of Elaine
  2. I'm Sticking With You
Volume III: Record Year For Rainfall
  1. Record Year for Rainfall
  2. Raincoat Song

The Hazards of Love (2009)Edit

The Decemberists - The Hazards Of Love
The Hazards Of Love
  1. Prelude
  2. The Hazards of Love 1 (The Prettiest Whistles Won't Wrestle the Thistles Undone)
  3. A Bower Scene
  4. Won't Want for Love (Margaret in the Taiga)
  5. The Hazards of Love 2 (Wager All)
  6. The Queen's Approach
  7. Isn't it a Lovely Night?
  8. The Wanting Comes in Waves/Repaid
  9. An Interlude
  10. The Rake's Song
  11. The Abduction of Margaret
  12. The Queen's Rebuke/The Crossing
  13. Annan Water
  14. Margaret in Captivity
  15. The Hazards of Love 3 (Revenge!)
  16. The Wanting Comes in Waves (Reprise)
  17. The Hazards of Love 4 (The Drowned)

The King Is Dead (2011)Edit

The Decemberists - The King Is Dead
The King Is Dead
  1. Don't Carry It All
  2. Calamity Song
  3. Rise to Me
  4. Rox in the Box
  5. January Hymn
  6. Down by the Water
  7. All Arise!
  8. June Hymn
  9. This Is Why We Fight
  10. Dear Avery

ITunes Session:The Decemberists (2011)Edit

The Decemberists - ITunes Session- The Decemberists
ITunes Session: The Decemberists
  1. Calamity Song
  2. Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye
  3. Shankill Butchers
  4. June Hymn
  5. This Is Why We Fight
  6. Shiny
  7. The Hazards Of Love (The Drowned)
  8. When U Love Somebody

Long Live the King (2011)Edit

The Decemberists - Long Live The King
Long Live The King
  1. E. Watson
  2. Foregone
  3. Burying Davy
  4. I4U & U4Me
  5. Row Jimmy (Grateful Dead cover)
  6. Sonnet

We All Raise Our Voices to the Air (2012)Edit

The Decemberists - We All Raise Our Voices To The Air
We All Raise Our Voices to the Air
  1. The Infanta
  2. Calamity Song
  3. Rise to Me
  4. The Soldiering Life
  5. We Both Go Down Together
  6. The Bagman's Gambit
  7. Down by the Water
  8. Leslie Anne Levine
  9. The Rake's Song
  10. The Crane Wife 1, 2, and 3
  11. Oceanside
  12. Billy Liar
  13. Grace Cathedral Hill
  14. All Arise!
  15. Rox in the Box
  16. June Hymn
  17. Dracula's Daughter / O Valencia!
  18. This Is Why We Fight
  19. The Mariner's Revenge Song
  20. I Was Meant for the Stage

What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World (2015)Edit

The Decemberists - What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World
What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
  1. The Singer Addresses His Audience
  2. Cavalry Captain
  3. Philomena
  4. Make You Better
  5. Lake Song
  6. Till the Water's All Long Gone
  7. The Wrong Year
  8. Carolina Low
  9. Better Not Wake the Baby
  10. Anti-Summersong
  11. Easy Come, Easy Go
  12. Mistral
  13. 12/17/12
  14. A Beginning Song

Songs on Compilations and SoundtracksEdit

Songs as B-sides on SinglesEdit

Other SongsEdit

The songs listed below should be split into albums. Please remove this section once this has been done. (more information)
  1. 16 By 32
  2. East India Lanes
  3. Everything I Try To Do, Nothing Seems To Turn Out Right
  4. I 4 U & U 4 Me
  5. Like A Lion
  6. Little Boxes (Malvina Reynolds cover)
  7. Ocean Side
  8. One Engine
  9. Record Year
  10. Song For The Myla Goldberg
  11. The Perfect Crime No. 1 & The Day I Knew You Would Never Come Back
  12. The Soldering Life
  13. The Tain (Parts I-V)
  14. Think About Me
  15. Up the Junction
  16. Wonder

Additional information

Band members:
  • Colin Meloy Wikipedia16 - lead singer, songwriter, guitar, bouzouki, harmonica
  • Chris Funk Wikipedia16 - guitar, multi-instrumentalist
  • Jenny Conlee Wikipedia16 - Hammond organ, accordion, melodica, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, harmonica
  • Nate Query Wikipedia16 - bass, double bass
  • John Moen Wikipedia16 - drums, backing vocals, melodica, guitar
  • Sarah Watkins Wikipedia16 - violin, backing vocals, keyboards, guitar
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