Colin Meloy

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Birthday
5, 1974
Birthplace
Helena, MT
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Helena, MT

About

Singer-songwriter and founding member of the folk rock group The Decemberists, the band that released the albums Castaways and Cutouts and The Hazards of Love.

Before Fame

He performed with different bands throughout high school and college, then moved to Portland to start his solo career.

Trivia

He and The Decemberists toured college campuses all over the U.S. in advance of the 2008 elections in an effort to get out the vote.

Family Life

His sister Malie Meloy is an award-winning fiction writer. He and his wife Carson Ellis share a birthday. Together they have a son named Henry.

Associated With

In 2006 he released a solo cover album called Colin Meloy Sings Morrissey.