The following is a blog post I’m sharing from another person (please see link at the bottom of the post.) I was blessed enough to buy this LP (and MP3) and have been listening to it steadily ever since. The voices, the melodies, the instruments, the lyrics, every bit is exquisite. Go out to youtube and check out more cuts, but if you want to do yourself a favor, buy this CD and get ongoing hours of enjoyment out of it. Here’s one of many excellent arrangements:
Offa Rex, a collaboration between alt-folk vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Olivia Chaney and indie rock stalwarts the Decemberists, released their debut LP, Queen of Hearts, today via Nonesuch Records. Check out a video for the title track below.