the-decemberists,Picaresque [The Decemberists], The King Is Dead [The Decemberists] [CD Boxset] [2 discs], Color Me Obsessed: A Film About the Replacements, Burn to Shine 03: Portland, OR, Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005
Movie Mars Home Page
Welcome to MovieMars.com!
Music & Performing Arts
$0 - $10
$10 - $15
$15 - $20
$20 - $25
$25 - $30
10 Items Found For the decemberists
Results Per Page
Viewing 1 - 10 of 10
CD Picaresque [The Decemberists]
Rolling Stone (p.77) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "[A] triumph of theatrical imagination: the culmination of the Decemberists' steady march to greatness in four years of enriched storytelling and folk-rock invention..."Spin (p.61) - Ranked #30 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2005"Spin (p.101) - "The sharp voiced Portland punk-folk troubadour's music is rife with tales of Victorian seafarers and waifish ghosts." - Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly (No. 812, p.71) - "Colin Meloy is so darn brilliant....the music [and lyrics are] equally eclectic..." - Grade: A-Uncut (p.116) - 3 stars out of 5 - "PICARESQUE cuts deeper and sharper than previous Decembrists efforts."Alternative Press (p.116) - 5 out of 5 - "[With] a wit so bizarre and vaudevillian beauty so ultimately endearing that by the end, Meloy's sprawling form of theatrical folk has us all..."Magnet (p.52) - Ranked #13 in Magnet's "The 20 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[With] accordion, Smiths-like guitar and haunting, pitch-perfect moods."Magnet (p.95) - "PICARESQUE glows with it-band imminence....Whether part of the Walla-of-sound production or in reaction to it, Meloy's voice is louder here."
CD The King Is Dead [The Decemberists] [CD Boxset] [2 discs]
Rolling Stone (p.68) - Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "Singer-songwriter Colin Meloy packs his storytelling eccentricities into pop-song packages of verse, hook and country-Smiths jangle..."Spin (pp.63-66) - "Ten crisp roots-rock tunes in a mere 40 minutes....The singer appears most deeply engaged with THE KING IS DEAD's more direct, plainspoken moments..."Entertainment Weekly (p.83) - "The band's latest set is more succinctly rewarding than anything it has done in years." -- Grade: A-Alternative Press (p.100) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "'January Hymn' and 'June Hymn' flutter by like the gentle campfire ballads they evoke..."CMJ - "THE KING OF DEAD focuses on what made the Decembrists famous in the first place: Colin Meloy's lyrical oddities and the group's pastoral sound."Billboard (p.28) - "Lead singer Colin Meloy's irrepressible baritone in all its full-throated glory stands in stark contrast to the unplugged ensemble's dulcet tones."Mojo (Publisher) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The whole album is warm to the touch....[With] straightforward songs, transparent emotions, a little gift both to their fans and themselves."Clash (magazine) - "[H]arking back to the relative simplicity of PICARESQUE, this latest offering is a finessed folk-rock record to bring a little taste of long summer evening drives..."Uncut (magazine) (p.76) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[This is] the Decembrists' most immediate and outgoing album....'Dear Avery' is another sublime essay in memory, separation and regret..."Uncut (magazine) (p.32) - Ranked #26 in Uncut's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "[A] clutch of warm, literate country-rock songs."
DVD Color Me Obsessed: A Film About the Replacements
"[I]ts enough that Bechard gives each point of view an airing, allowing a picture of the true Replacements to be formed in the spaces between the differing sides."A.V. Club
DVD Burn to Shine 03: Portland, OR
DVD Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005
CD Mile: A Hush Compilation
CD Otis' Opuses
CD The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond
Rolling Stone (p.70) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Arcade Fire fill the darkness with spectral portent on 'Abraham's Daughter,' and the Decembrists provide a jolt of electricity with 'One Engine,' which sounds like R.E.M. in Sixties garage mode."Entertainment Weekly (p.73) - "Haunted by gorgeously sad Southern-belle harmonies from Miranda Lambert and her fellow shotgun-toting Pistol Annies....Best of all is Kid Cudi's gothic rap-rock epic 'The Ruler and the Killer'..." -- Grade: B
CD Acuarela Songs, Vol. 3
CD Rough Trade Shops: Counter Culture 11
Viewing 1 - 10 of 10
Copyright © 2004-2013 Movie Mars, Inc.
All rights reserved. This website and its contents are the exclusive property of Movie Mars, Inc. As such, reproduction in whole or in part, by any means, and any use for commercial purposes, of any portion of the material contained herein, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, trademarks, photographs, video clips and sounds files is strictly prohibited. Portions of this page Copyright 1981 - 2013 Muze, Inc. All rights reserved.