Trials + Tribulations

January Hymn
December 15, 2010, 9:47 am
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As the last post indicated, I’m pretty excited about the Decemberists‘ new album The King is Dead. I liked Hazards of Love but it wasn’t a very repeatable record. So their turn towards short Americana-tinged songs has me all worked up and ready for them.

Yesterday they released, in conjunction with the Record Store Day people, a new 7″ with two new songs. The A-side “January Hymn” is from the upcoming album, while on the b-side sits a cover of Grateful Dead’s “Row Jimmy.” The greatest thing is that the records are only $2! So run down to your local independent record store and grab one before they’re all gone.

♫ January Hymn

The King is Dead is out January 18th. You can preoder it on their website, including a very fancy box set with lots of cool extras.

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