Review of The Decemberists’s Album “What A Terrible World, What A Wonderful World”

Album: What A Terrible World, What A Wonderful World Artist: The Decemberists Released: January 20, 2015 Label: Capitol Records Website: http://www.decemberists.com/ “I’m not going on just to sing another suicide sing-a-long” leader singer/songwriter Colin Meloy sings in “Anti-Summer Song”, a response to the old 18th century tales about widows, whores, and infanticide that have once defined the essence of The Decemberists. It seems Meloy has left his story telling to the children’s book trilogy that he’s published during the band’s 4-year hiatus after releasing their last LP, The King is Dead. What a Terrible World What a Beautiful World captures … Continue reading Review of The Decemberists’s Album “What A Terrible World, What A Wonderful World”