I'll Be Your Girl - The Decemberists
Track Listing
  1. Once in My Life
  2. Cutting Stone
  3. Severed
  4. Starwatcher
  5. Tripping Along
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  1. Once in My Life
  2. Cutting Stone
  3. Severed
  4. Starwatcher
  5. Tripping Along
  6. Your Ghost
  7. Everything Is Awful
  8. Sucker's Prayer
  9. We All Die Young
  10. Rusalka, Rusalka/The Wild Rushes
  11. I'll Be Your Girl
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The shorthand description of I'll Be Your Girl, the Decemberists' eighth album, is that it's the record where the band decide to ditch the past and engage with the modern world, layering their folk-rock with synthesizers and other contemporary accouterments. The intentional irony is, that this modern sound -- shepherded by producer John Congleton, best-known for helming acclaimed albums by St. Vincent, Angel Olsen, and Future Islands -- is predicated on the New Wave of the '70s and '80s, a sound that would seem like a ...