Colin Meloy Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Years Active: 1990–present

Colin Meloy (born Colin Patrick Henry Meloy on October 5, 1974, in Helena, Montana) is an American musician. He is lead singer and songwriter for The Decemberists and has released three EPs consisting entirely of the works of Morrissey, Shirley Collins, and Sam Cooke (in 2005, 2006, and 2008 respectively).

He also has a solo album, Colin Meloy Sings Live! (2008), featuring live tracks selected from a solo tour. Meloy began his song writing days after learning to play the guitar in the seventh grade. He began recording in the eighth grade as a member of the musical collaboration, The B-Sides, recording, (to cassette tape), "The Mellow Bluesmen Die: A Spiritual Progression.

" He followed that with the band Figurehead, recording "Jesus' Mom." In his high school days Meloy was also part of Helena, Montana's Happy Cactus, releasing one album, "Cricket." Meloy also headed the now defunct, Tarkio, during his college days in Missoula, Montana.

His career really began with the forming of The Decemberists in Portland, Oregon, in 2000.


Colin Meloy performs folk, indie, indie rock, acoustic, cover, singer-songwriter music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Colin Meloy for your event, Please Contact. Colin Meloy has more than 58.8K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  The Decemberists, Ben Gibbard, John Vanderslice, Neil Halstead, Conor Oberst, Rocky Votolato, Ben Kweller, Josh Ritter, Mates of State, Denison Witmer, Damien Jurado . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Colin Meloy for an upcoming event.

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