Friday, April 10, 2009

Colin Meloy: too literate for his own good?

Jody Rosen's hilarious "literary analysis" of Colin Meloy's lyrics for the new Decemberists album: "The reams of verse seem designed mostly to demonstrate book-learning and to flatter an audience of current and former English majors."

Read the whole thing ("When Rock Stars Read Edmund Spenser: The eight most pretentious lyrics from the new Decemberists album") on

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