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Long Live the King (EP)

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Recorded  Early 2010
Long Live the King (2011)  Florasongs (2015)
Release date  1 November 2011
Producer  Tucker Martine
Length  25:15
Artist  The Decemberists
Label  Capitol Records
Genres  Indie folk, Folk rock
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Released  November 1, 2011 (2011-11-01)
Studio  Pendarvis Farm near Portland, Oregon
Long Live the King (2011)  We All Raise Our Voices to the Air (Live Songs 04.11–08.11) (2012)

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Long Live the King is an EP by the American indie rock band The Decemberists, released on November 1, 2011, on Capitol. The release is composed of out-takes from their sixth studio album, The King Is Dead. The titles of both combine to create the traditional proclamation, "The king is dead, long live the king!"


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Critical reception

Critical reception to Long Live the King was positive. On Metacritic, which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Long Live the King received an average score of 66, based on 15 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews".

Track listing

All songs written by Colin Meloy, unless otherwise stated.

  1. "E. Watson" – 3:32
  2. "Foregone" – 4:07
  3. "Burying Davy" – 4:22
  4. "I4U & U4Me" (Home Demo) – 3:38
  5. "Row Jimmy" (Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter) – 6:40
  6. "Sonnet" (Dante Alighieri) – 2:56


The Decemberists
  • Jenny Conlee – piano, organ, backing vocals, production
  • Chris Funk – pedal steel, electric guitar, production
  • Colin Meloy – vocals, drum programming, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, tambourine, production
  • John Moen – drums, tambourine, backing vocals, production
  • Nate Query – bass guitar, upright bass, production
  • Additional musicians
  • Victor Nash – trumpet on "Sonnet"
  • Adam Schneider – trombone on "Sonnet"
  • Annalisa Tornfelt – backing vocals on "E. Watson"
  • Laura Veirs – backing vocals on "E. Watson"
  • Production
  • Bijan Berahimi – design
  • Autumn de Wilde – photography
  • Carson Ellis – illustrations
  • Jeri Heiden – design
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Tucker Martine – engineering, mixing, production
  • Songs

    1E Watson3:32
    3Burying Davy4:22


    Long Live the King (EP) Wikipedia

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