Building on my previous post, an unreleased track from the debut album of an acoustic-folk duo named Meekos and Me, is available below for your listening pleasure. The track, from the album Anxious Little Turtles, is titled “All Your Friends.”
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“All Your Friends” by Meekos and Me
mp3 courtesy of Sara Roadnight of MT Press
The Decemberists’ “Calamity Song” from the album The King Is Dead premiered on Monday, August 22nd on NPR. It portrays a game of Eschaton (a global thermonuclear crisis recreated on a tennis court, invented by David Foster Wallace in his book Infinite Jest). The New York Times published interviews with Colin and Michael here.
mp3 courtesy of a digital download, included with purchase of the electronic version or vinyl LP version of The King is Dead.
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“Calamity Song” by The Decemberists
While you’re at it, check out WILDWOOD, a book that Illustratrix, Carson Ellis, and The Decemberists,’ Colin Meloy, have been cooking up for many years. It hits bookstores (e- and otherwise) on August 30th. You can pre-order it here.
You may also receive a free download of the first four chapters by signing up for the WILDWOOD MAILING LIST by visiting the official Wildwood Chronicles site.