All Songs Considered Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2009

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Previews: The Decemberists, Blk Jks, More

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R.E.M. Reissues A Classic, New Singles From The Decemberists, The Heligoats, More

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The Mars Volta, Shout Out Louds, Stephen Malkmus

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The Decemberists' latest album is What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. Autumn de Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Decemberists Return, Renewed And A Little Relaxed

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Colin Meloy of The Decemberists performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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The Decemberists: Newport Folk 2011

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The Decemberists in Concert at SXSW 2009 - 03/19/2009

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Colin Meloy of The Decemberists performs at Sasquatch Music Festival 2011. James Bailey for KEXP hide caption

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The Decemberists, Live In Concert: Sasquatch 2011

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