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The Decemberists are an indie folk rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States, fronted by singer/songwriter Colin Meloy. The other members of the band are Chris Funk (guitar, multi-instrumentalist), Jenny Conlee (Hammond organ, accordion, melodica, piano, keyboards, harmonica), Nate Query (bass guitar, string bass), and John Moen (drums, backing vocals, melodica, guitar). more »


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Thou inconsolable daughter
Said the sister
When wilt thou trouble the water
In the cistern

And what irascible black Bart
Is the father

And when young Margarete's waistline
Grew wider
The fruit of her amorous centaur
Inside her

And so our heroine withdraws
To the Taiga

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Written by: COLIN MELOY

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