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The Decemberists turn YouTube comments into an indie-folk song

KIMMEL DECEMBERISTS

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlfkSNaOwCk

When it comes to lyrics, the Decemberists can get weird. But on Jimmy Kimmel last night, the Portland band skipped their usual fare about shape-shifting forest dwellers, fairy queens, and magical cranes to turn their indie folk stylings toward trashy YouTube comments. You haven’t truly experienced YouTube comments—or the Decemberists’ music, for that matter—until you’ve heard Colin Meloy sing “I can’t believe I make $5,000 a month working from home!!!! Click link below to find out how” over a jaunty baroque pop melody.