The Decemberists

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The Decemberists

The Decemberists perform at Merriweather Post Pavillion in June 2011
Background information
Origin Portland, Oregon, United States
Genres Indie rock, folk rock, art rock, baroque pop,[1] progressive rock, alt-country
Years active 2000–present
Labels Kill Rock Stars, Capitol, Hush Records
Website Decemberists.com
Members
Colin Meloy
Chris Funk
Jenny Conlee
Nate Query
John Moen
Past members
Jesse Emerson
Ezra Holbrook
Rachel Blumberg
David Langenes
Petra Haden

The Decemberists are a rock band from Portland, Oregon. The band has folk rock influences.[2] The band is named after the Decembrist Revolt that happened in Russia in the 19th century.[3] 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.[4]

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