Jump to content

PO: The Decemberists - Live Home Library Vol. I (The Hazards of Love)

Recommended Posts

Vinyl live version of what is, I feel confident saying, their least popular album.  Limited bone-colored webstore exclusive available below. 


I grabbed it because it's personally my favorite Decemberists album, though I recognize that is not a widely held opinion and I can't imagine this sells all that well, especially since it's literally just The Hazards of Love.  Might have been better to include at least some of the second set/encore (or at least "Crazy on You").



Link to post
Share on other sites

Guess I'm a weirdo. I love this album the most. The concept is fun, the vocals (from the two women) are fantastic, and I saw them play it on Sept. 26, 2009 at my first Decemberists show with my (now) wife. Kind of a big deal. 

Agree that Crazy On You would have been a fun D-side over etching, but w/e. 

I also grabbed a tee, and dropped $70 unexpectedly, on a Thursday.


Link to post
Share on other sites

I first saw The Decemberists do the Hazards Of Love songs live with Shara Worden at Lollapalooza 2009 and was blown away.

I had to experience it again.

My local show, the Royal Oak Theatre gig on August 11th (this recording) was already sold out so I ended up going back to Chicago to catch them on October 8th of 2009.

Yeah, I'll be grabbing this.

Link to post
Share on other sites

I have never understood why The Hazards of Love doesn’t get more attention with regard to their back catalog. I saw this tour in Indianapolis and still feel it is one of my top 3 favorite shows of all time. Also probably my favorite Decemberists album due to seeing it live. Instant purchase for me. 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


oh my wow GIF by ESPN Deportes


Please disable AdBlock OR sign-in in order to be able to access our website...

I Understand, I'll disable it for this website