The Decemberists have achieved their career-high chart position with the iTunes digital exclusive of The Hazards of Love, which was released March 17th and became the #1 album on the iTunes Store last week, debuting today at #1 on Billboard’s Top Digital chart and #14 on The Billboard 200. The Decemberists’ previous album, The Crane Wife, peaked at #35 the week it was released in 2006. The Hazards of Love was also released as deluxe 180-gram gatefold vinyl through select indie retailers last week, and was made available widely through all retail outlets in all formats yesterday, March 24th.

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