Yesterday I went to see Portland's fabulous Decemberists at Hammersmith Apollo.
I've never seen them before but they were brilliant! I may have a slight bias towards boys wearing plaid shirts (thanks Matt), but a two hour set ending with the band pretending to be swallowed by a giant whale will always go down well with me.
Watch a live version of 'Don't Carry It All' from the hugely popular album 'The King is Dead'
And here is the 'swallowed by a whale song' Mariner's Revenge: