Decemberists Do Hamilton

2017-12-18 by xfearbefore | 12 Comments
The Decemberists have released "Ben Franklin's Song", a new song to kick off a series of unreleased songs from the popular Broadway musical Hamilton. The lyrics were written by the play's creator/composer/co-star Lin-Manuel Miranda with music created by the Decemberists' Colin Meloy.



https://pitchfork.com/news/the-decemberists-kick-off-new-hamilton-project-with-ben-franklins-song-listen/

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JS19
December 18th 2017
6926 Comments


don't thanks

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xfearbefore
December 18th 2017
1716 Comments


i quite enjoy the novelty of hearing meloy drop the f bomb over and over again

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AdolfChrist
December 18th 2017
17914 Comments


Yeah pretty sure "damn" is the only swearing ive heard him do until now.

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MaySun91
December 18th 2017
37 Comments


I love Hamilton but everything released after the musical has just been awful. Lin needs to just stop.

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xfearbefore
December 18th 2017
1716 Comments


I still haven't heard/seen anything to do with that play. Not really a musical guy. Lyrics are always too expositional, which you can hear in this song as well. I like the song though, specifically the chorus.

DamnVanne
December 18th 2017
2742 Comments


What in the holy Roman fuck do these white people think they are doing

AdolfChrist
December 18th 2017
17914 Comments


I know, white people, amirite??

Havey
December 19th 2017
10241 Comments


yikes

pjquinones747
December 19th 2017
2732 Comments


Finally listened to Decemberists yesterday via my new roommate forcing me to listen and I couldn't be more thankful.

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xfearbefore
December 19th 2017
1716 Comments


@pjquinones747 I know that feeling dude, the main positive of a yearlong relationship I had in my early 20s is remembered fondly solely for the fact that she introduced me to the decemberists.

idgaf if it's not trendy, this is a pretty damn good song whose chorus is infinitely singable

Point1
December 21st 2017
349 Comments


The first 20 seconds sounds like it could be a pretty good REM song.

Feather
December 27th 2017
4855 Comments


I like this, sue me.



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