Colin Patrick Henry Meloy is an American musician, singer-songwriter and songwriter best known as the leader of the Portland, Oregon folk rock group The Decembeists. In addition to vocals, he also plays with acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bouzouki, harmonica and percussion instruments.
|Birth name||Colin Patrick Henry Meloy|
|Born||October 5, 1974, Helena, Montana, U.S.|
|Genres||Indie rock, indie folk, folk rock, baroque pop, alternative country|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, guitarist, author|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bouzouki, percussion, harmonica, keyboards|
|Labels||Kill Rock Stars, Capitol|
|Associated acts||The Decemberists, Tarkio, Happy Cactus|
|Website||Colin Meloy's Official site|
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|IMDb||Colin Meloy's IMDb|
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.
He performed with different bands throughout high school and college, then moved to Portland to start his solo career.
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.
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.
In 2006 he released a solo cover album called Colin Meloy Sings Morrissey.
- Lewis and Clark County, Montana
- Members of deceivers
- Musicians from Missoula, Montana
- Kill the Rock Stars artist
- Minus 5 members
- Musicians from Portland, Oregon
- American folk singer
Latest information about Colin Meloy updated on June 14 2021.