Vancouver

The Decemberists

  • August 8, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Orpheum Theatre
  • Address:
  • 800 Block Granville Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1

Tuesday August 8, 2017 7:00pm

Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver

The Decemberists appear at the Orpheum in support of their new release What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World.

The Decemberists—Meloy, Chris Funk (guitars), Jenny Conlee (keyboards), Nate Query (bass), and John Moen (drums)—had announced that they would be taking a break when their touring cycle finished following the release of 2011's The King is Dead. To be sure, they had reached a new peak in their career: King entered the Billboard album charts at Number One, and the track "Down by the Water" was nominated for a Grammy in the "Best Rock Song" category.

Ultimately, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World found its final form, a distillation of the best things about this remarkable band. A new way of working led to a renewed excitement about the next chapter for the Decemberists. "I've never lived with a record for so long," says Colin Meloy, "documenting my shifts and changes as a songwriter, with a real sense of time passing. And there's something very freeing about working on music with absolutely no agenda, and just letting the songs become themselves.

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The Decemberists
800 Block Granville Street