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20th Mar '17 6:13:08 PM icewater
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* ShortRangeLongRangeWeapon: in the video for "Why We Fight" the bow and quiver of arrows the guy with the red scarf is holding is still not shot by the time the video ends with the older kids are almost upon them.
1st Mar '17 10:37:42 AM BoyzRFlatt
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** "Billy Liar".

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** "Billy Liar".Liar," during the "ba-ba-da-ba" part.
1st Mar '17 10:27:26 AM BoyzRFlatt
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Colin Meloy, Chris Funk, Jenny Conlee, Nate Query, and John Moen form the band's current rotation, with Meloy, Funk and Conlee being the only original members remaining in the band (the band's best known former member is drummer/vocalist Rachel Blumberg who was a member of the band between ''Her Majesty'' and ''Picaresque''). The songs, penned and sung by Meloy, vary from quirky, introspective pop about filicide to rollicking ballads about pirates and gypsies. (There is a disproportionate amount of drowning.) Meloy often employs the narrative form, creating baroque tales from the perspective of lovers, soldiers and sailors.

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Colin Meloy, Chris Funk, Jenny Conlee, Nate Query, and John Moen form the band's current rotation, with Meloy, Funk and Conlee being the only original members remaining in the band (the band's best known former member is drummer/vocalist Rachel Blumberg who was a member of the band between ''Her Majesty'' and ''Picaresque''). The songs, penned and sung by Meloy, vary from quirky, introspective pop about filicide to rollicking ballads about pirates and gypsies. (There is a disproportionate amount of drowning.) Meloy often employs the narrative form, creating baroque tales from the perspective of lovers, soldiers soldiers, and sailors.




As of 2011, Colin Meloy has added novel writer to his list of accomplishments, having written the young adult novel ''WILDWOOD'' and its sequel, '' Under WILDWOOD''. The band also appeared live with Wilco and Letters to Cleo in the sixth season finale of ''Series/ParksAndRecreation''.

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\n* 2015 - ''Florasongs'' EP (Songs that didn't make the cut for the previous album)

As of 2011, Colin Meloy has added novel writer to his list of accomplishments, having written the young adult novel ''WILDWOOD'' and its sequel, sequels, '' Under WILDWOOD''.WILDWOOD'' and ''WILDWOOD Imperium''. In February 2017, Colin announced a new book tilted ''The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid'' set to be released October the same year. The band also appeared live with Wilco and Letters to Cleo in the sixth season finale of ''Series/ParksAndRecreation''.
22nd Feb '17 9:20:35 AM gewunomox
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* NewSoundAlbum: ''The King Is Dead'' brings with it an Americana sound best described as BruceSpringsteen gone [[CountryMusic Country]] (that steel guitar!). Seriously. Other albums do exhibit subtle changes, but none presented as big of a change as this one.

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* NewSoundAlbum: ''The King Is Dead'' brings with it an Americana sound best described as BruceSpringsteen Music/BruceSpringsteen gone [[CountryMusic Country]] (that steel guitar!). Seriously. Other albums do exhibit subtle changes, but none presented as big of a change as this one.
21st Feb '17 11:50:53 PM gewunomox
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* 2006 - ''The Crane Wife'': Humorously called "The best JethroTull album since ''Heavy Horses''".

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* 2006 - ''The Crane Wife'': Humorously called "The best JethroTull Music/JethroTull album since ''Heavy Horses''".
11th Jan '17 8:41:09 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* SwallowedWhole: In "The Mariner's Revenge Song", both the protagonist and the villain end up suffering this at the hands of a gigantic whale. The improbability is lampshaded by the protagonist, who credits their survival to divine intervention.
11th Jan '17 8:37:18 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* BellyOfTheWhale: "The Mariner's Revenge Song".

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* BellyOfTheWhale: "The Mariner's Revenge Song".Song", both figuratively and literally.
14th Jun '16 2:23:11 AM StrangeBro
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* PyrrhicVictory: In "The Mariner's Revenge Song", the titular mariner only gets his revenge ''after'' being SwallowedWhole by a whale.
12th Jun '16 10:43:17 PM Selunei
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** One of two in their ''entire discography'' ([[ClusterFBomb not counting live performances]]). The other, from The Perfect Crime #1: "So we ran around town with the cops stepping on our tails[=/=]Because we'd rather break depth than a fist-fuck in county jail[=/=]To pull [[TitleDrop the perfect crime]], this is the perfect crime!"

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** One of two three in their ''entire discography'' ([[ClusterFBomb not counting live performances]]). The other, other two, both from The Perfect Crime #1: "I got the mob boss bought, got a letter from the DEA[=/=]I got a mockup of the lockup where they stock up all their fuckin' change"; and "So we ran around town with the cops stepping on our tails[=/=]Because we'd rather break depth than a fist-fuck French fuck in county jail[=/=]To pull [[TitleDrop the perfect crime]], this is the perfect crime!"
4th Apr '16 6:38:34 AM MPCaton
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** "16 Military Wives," primarily during the "la-di-da"s, and "The Mariner's Revenge Song."
** "Billy Liar" is turned into one live.

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** "16 Military Wives," primarily during the "la-di-da"s, and "la-di-da"s.
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"The Mariner's Revenge Song."
Song", where Meloy demands that the audience provide the surrounding effects as the crew are consumed by the whale.
** "Billy Liar" is turned into one live.Liar".
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