The Decemberists – Down By the Water

The Decemberists hail from Portland, Oregon and were brought to my attention by my good friend Ted.  When the song of the week firsts opens it sounds very much like the opening of a Bruce Springsteen song but as the song continues I hear the influences of R.E.M.  Peter Buck (R.E.M.) is playing guitar on this song.  This song is off their sixth full length album call the “The King is Dead”.   “Down by the Water” is the pick of the week.

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