The Decemberists have released their new LP What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World at last, and celebrated the album’s debut with a hilarious visit to Jimmy Kimmel’s show.
To mark the occasion, Colin Meloy and friends took to ”Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night, performing a run of songs inspired by YouTube comments. Covering everything from a clip of kittens playing to the 2015 State of the Union address, The Decemberists spun tunes in a very Decemberists kind of way, even if it were only for a few seconds at a time. The full-crowd singalong of “boring” for the 2005 MIT commencement speech is pure gold.
Hell, they even found time for a Bieber message: