By Staff on October 24, 2011
Today, The Decemberists premiered the lead track from their upcoming EP, Long Live The King, out November 1st via Capitol. You can listen to the track via Paste Magazine, or just click below. The song features Colin Meloy, and contributing vocalists Laura Veirs and Annalisa Tornfelt. The acoustic folk track is about an unruly plantation owner named Edgar Watson.
The EP is speculated to be a concept album related to the band's previously released LP, The King Is Dead. Speculations are based on the similarity between the works' titles and artwork.