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Colin Meloy (born Colin Patrick Henry Meloy on October 5, 1974, in Helena, Montana) is an American musician. He is lead singer and songwriter for The Decemberists and has released three EPs consisting entirely of the works of Morrissey, Shirley Collins, and Sam Cooke (in 2005, 2006, and 2008 respectively). He also has a solo album, Colin Meloy Sings Live! (2008), featuring live tracks selected from a solo tour.

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  • marry me
  • i am so in love with him
  • Sounds like Boards of Canada for children and metalheads.
  • I share a birthday with this man and his wife. I feel connected in a way.
  • Casey is an idiot... Colin is the most down to earth front man in indie rock. He never takes himself too seriously and treats his fans with respect, something that can't be said for a sickeningly large population of indie rockers. He's an excellent guy.
  • ♥ (^ - ^) ♥
  • His Twitter actually isn't that pretentious; I think the pretentiousness is just part of the Decemberists' shtick. Also, I got into Shirley Collins because of him, so he gets a pass from me.
  • Colin Meloy muses about being different & creeating space: http://trueendeavorsblog.com/2011/04/14/just-weird-enough-an-interview-with-the-decemberists-colin-meloy-win-a-pair-of-tickets/
  • pilgrim rock
  • he is not pretentious at all. sounds like you're just jealous of his outstanding career.

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