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Ben Franklin’s Song

We Decemberists are thrilled to toss a third night of Hanukkah/kind of early Xmas gift your way: BEN FRANKLIN’S SONG, written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Colin Meloy. What’s this all about, you ask? Well, let us explain. HAMILTON, as you probably know, is an American musical theater production written by a guy named Lin-Manuel Miranda. […]

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Offa Rex Grammy Nomination

The Queen of Hearts, our album with Olivia Chaney under the name Offa Rex, just received a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album. If you missed it over the summer, you can check it out here.

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ILLIMAT Out Now + Fall Updates

Adored Mailing List Recipients, It’s been such a long time coming, but ILLIMAT, the game we helped foster into the world alongside Keith Baker, is NOW available in fine, upstanding game stores everywhere. For those among you for whom that sentence is a garble of nouns and verbs, know that ILLIMAT is a card/board game, […]

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Innings Festival

We’ll be making our way to Tempe, AZ in late March for Innings Festival. Tickets are on sale now.

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Big Star Cover for Holidays Rule Vol. 2

Holidays Rule Vol. 2 is out today, which includes our cover of Big Star’s “Jesus Christ.” You can download or stream the album now here. A post shared by The Decemberists (@thedecemberists) on Oct 13, 2017 at 9:21am PDT

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The Queen of Hearts – Out Now

Adored Mailing List Recipients, OFFA REX has arrived! We Decemberists are thrilled to announce that our side-project with the inimitable Olivia Chaney in which we play an unsuspecting 60s psych-folk band with a terrible secret IS OUT TODAY! It’s called The Queen of Hearts and it’s available anywhere you, adored listener, interface with music-listening apparatus — […]