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The Decemberists – “Traveling On”

Portland, Ore.-based indie rock band the Decemberists refer to Duluth in the song “Traveling On,” released in November on an EP of the same name.

At the 2:24 mark, these lyrics roll in.

Fawning fanfare
Nearly nowhere
Meet the new dauphin in Duluth
No one knows you
Nations loathe you
Please let me know when I can recuse myself if I choose

Feel free to note in the comments if you have knowledge of the most recent visit to Duluth by the eldest son of the King of France.

In other Duluth/Decemberists news from 2018: Duluth musician Gaelynn Lea plays fiddle on “Rusalka, Rusalka / Wild Rushes” on the Decemberists’ 2018 full-length album I’ll be Your Girl.

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