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Craig Clemens

November 03, 2014

After Colin Meloy went busking these tunes on a street corner in Brooklyn last week, the Decemberists have released these new songs for all of us to enjoy!

What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World is due out early 2015, here’s the track list:

01 The Singer Addresses His Audience
02 Cavalry Captain
03 Philomena
04 Make You Better
05 Lake Song
06 Till the Water is All Long Gone
07 The Wrong Year
08 Carolina Low
09 Better Not Wake The Baby
10 Anti-Summersong
11 Easy Come, Easy Go
12 Mistral

Additionally, the Decemberists will be on tour throughout Europe starting in February:

02-11 Dublin, Ireland – Vicar Street
02-13 Glasgow, Scotland – O2 Academy Glasgow
02-14 Leeds, England – O2 Academy Leeds
02-16 Bristol, England – O2 Academy Bristol
02-17 Manchester, England – Manchester Academy
02-18 Birmingham, England – The Institute
02-20 Brighton, England – Brighton Dome Concert Hall
02-21 London, England – O2 Academy Brixton
02-23 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
02-24 Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique
02-25 Nijmegen, Netherlands – Doornroosje
02-26 Berlin, Germany – Astra Kulturhaus
02-28 Zurich, Switzerland – Kaufleuten
03-01 Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali