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The king is dead, long live The Decemberists

When "The King is Dead" -- clearly a reference to The Smiths' 1986 masterwork, "The Queen is Dead" -- arrived a couple weeks back, I was very pleased. Packed again with the kind of tuneful, focused music that originally hooked me, I suddenly felt the need to go see The Decemberists live again.

Feb 07, 2011
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