History YMMV / TheDecemberists

26th Apr '15 1:40:34 AM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: The eponymous character of "The Rake's Song" relates how he murders his three children after their mother died in childbirth because he wants a new life, including beating his son to death and burning the body for daring to fight back, and concludes by saying that he doesn't regret it at all.

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* CompleteMonster: One of the two main villains of ''[[ConceptAlbum The eponymous character Hazards of "The Love]]'', the Rake is a [[ItsAllAboutMe self-centered]] [[TheSociopath sociopath]] who only married his wife to slake his want for sex, and believed fatherhood was a curse. Glad about the deaths of his wife and third daughter in childbirth, the Rake decided to [[OffingTheOffspring murder his remaining children]] in order to gain the freedom of a new, carefree life. In "[[VillainSong The Rake's Song" relates how Song]]", he murders reveals he poisoned his three children after their mother died in childbirth because he wants a new life, including beating elder daughter, drowned the younger, and beat his son to death and burning the then burned his body for daring because the boy dared to fight back, and concludes back. Assuring the listener he's never really been bothered about murdering his own kids, in the second half of the album he begins his new life by saying that he doesn't regret it at all.abducting the heavily pregnant Margaret with the [[AttemptedRape intent to rape her]].
8th Mar '15 10:38:06 AM LongLiveHumour
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** "The Bachelor and the Bride" requires a working knowledge of {{Dada}} art, specifically MarcelDuchamp.

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** "The Bachelor and the Bride" requires a working knowledge of {{Dada}} UsefulNotes/{{Dada}} art, specifically MarcelDuchamp.
10th Oct '14 2:01:05 PM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: The eponymous character of "The Rake's Song" relates how he murders his three children after their mother died in childbirth because he wants a new life, including beating his son to death and burning the body for daring to fight back, and concludes by saying that he doesn't regret it at all.



* CompleteMonster: The eponymous character of "The Rake's Song" relates how he murders his three children after their mother died in childbirth because he wants a new life, including beating his son to death and burning the body for daring to fight back, and concludes by saying that he doesn't regret it at all.
19th Jan '14 5:20:33 PM karstovich2
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** Every song on ''The King Is Dead.'' "Don't Carry It All," "Rox In The Box," "January Hymn," and "Down By The Water" might be the worst.

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** Every song on ''The King Is Dead.'' "Don't Carry It All," "Rox In The Box," "January Hymn," and "Down By The Water" Water," and "All Arise!" might be the worst.
19th Dec '13 4:13:57 PM TVRulezAgain
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* CompleteMonster: The Rake from "Hazards". Killed his children ''and'' kidnapped and raped a pregnant woman.

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* CompleteMonster: The Rake from "Hazards". Killed eponymous character of "The Rake's Song" relates how he murders his three children ''and'' kidnapped after their mother died in childbirth because he wants a new life, including beating his son to death and raped a pregnant woman. burning the body for daring to fight back, and concludes by saying that he doesn't regret it at all.



** Pretty much every song on ''The King Is Dead.'' "Don't Carry It All," "Rox In The Box," "January Hymn," and "Down By The Water" might be the worst.

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** Pretty much every Every song on ''The King Is Dead.'' "Don't Carry It All," "Rox In The Box," "January Hymn," and "Down By The Water" might be the worst.
18th Jun '13 8:08:01 PM Morcae
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* CompleteMonster: The Rake from "Hazards". Killed his children ''and'' kidnapped and raped a pregnant woman.
21st May '12 3:47:29 PM pospretrito
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** Colin has encouraged people to have sex during Rise To Me. [[http://www.npr.org/event/music/136800524/sasquatch-2011-the-decemberists-live-in-concert Yes, really]].

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** Colin has encouraged people to have sex during Rise To Me. [[http://www.npr.org/event/music/136800524/sasquatch-2011-the-decemberists-live-in-concert Yes, really]]. Whether he was thinking of this application when he wrote it is... a good question.


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** John Moen's nicknames (and Colin's [[http://call-me-al.tumblr.com/post/4676894139 tendency]] to go [[http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_li6ia6U1kC1qbvb1lo1_500.jpg disregard boundaries]] [[http://beckpoppins.tumblr.com/post/4976936489/same-with-banjo-the-meaner-colin-was-to-him-the I'm the]] [[http://scenedamour.tumblr.com/post/4385830425/uh frontman]]). "Brokeback Moen! Johnny Couch..."
21st May '12 3:31:49 PM pospretrito
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** "''You can take him in a stitch, drop his body in a ditch, [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything leave his limbs all naked, that'll teach him how to take it!]]''"


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*** That whole concert is a good example. "It's very hot! It's a very damp and hot Sasquatch costume."
-->A little louder, ladies and gentlemen! Some ''moaning''! Some ''groaning''! You're being swallowed by a whale!
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJbDvTKh3lk And we both had some fun, though I twice bit my tongue and it lasted too long for my taste]]...
21st May '12 3:14:21 PM pospretrito
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** Colin has encouraged people to have sex during Rise To Me. [[http://www.npr.org/event/music/136800524/sasquatch-2011-the-decemberists-live-in-concert Yes, really]].



** "Why We Fight" [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLSOzcEQjiE Just listen]] But pretty much anything off that album (or any album for that matter).

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** "Why "This Is Why We Fight" [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLSOzcEQjiE Just listen]] But pretty much anything off that album (or any album for that matter).
** The Tain.
21st May '12 3:12:12 PM pospretrito
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