The Decemberists perform at Merriweather Post Pavillion in June 2011
|Origin||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Genres||Indie rock, folk rock, art rock, baroque pop, progressive rock, alt-country|
|Labels||Kill Rock Stars, Capitol, Hush Records|
The Decemberists are a rock band from Portland, Oregon. The band has folk rock influences. The band is named after the Decembrist Revolt that happened in Russia in the 19th century. The band likes to tell stories in their songs. Lead singer Colin Meloy has stated that he has an interest in literature, especially from the Victorian era.
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