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The Decemberists Announce 2011 Tour Dates

November 15, 2010 drainu182 0

The Decemberists have announced the first leg of their 2011 North American Tour in support of The King Is Dead, their forthcoming Capitol Records album which will be released January 18. The 16-city run will kick off at New York’s Beacon Theater on January 25, and culminate with a hometown show at Portland’s Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on February 19. A limited presale for all dates is now underway here. Tickets will go on sale to the public …

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The Decemberists Set To Release “The King Is Dead” January 18, Playing Conan November 18

November 11, 2010 drainu182 0

The Decemberists have announced a January 18, 2011 release date for their new album The King Is Dead (Capitol Records, EMI). Rough Trade Records will be releasing The King Is Dead in the UK and Europe on January 17. The album—a set of 10 concise, country-based songs—marks a deliberate turn towards simplicity after the band’s wildly ambitious and widely acclaimed 2009 song-cycle The Hazards of Love. Produced once again by Tucker Martine, The King Is Dead features …