The Decemberists at Cat’s Cradle: A great show, their first in NC, opened by The Places and The Long Winters.I’ve finally figured out after the show why they’ve climbed to be my current favorite band: it’s English Major rock, if there ever were such a thing. The Reason? I’m sure it’s due in no small part to the fact that Colin Malloy, the lead and songwriter, has a degree in Creative Writing. If the Decemberists are what we get as a result, then we need more bands fronted by storytellers