The Decemberists –easily the favorite band of Martin Prince – literally look like they will guest on a future episode of The Simpsons. Lead singer of the bookish troubadours Colin Meloy tweeted the above picture, saying “Oh wow. This is happening.” Also, guitarist Chris Funk looks amazing.
The Decemberists’ yellow likenesses will join the ranks of many musicians including Tom Waits, who is to scheduled appear on The Simpsons this season as well.
Update: The band has confirmed their appearance per their fan e-newsletter. The episode in question will air December 2nd, and is titled, “The Day The Earth Stood Cool”.