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Out Now – The Crane Wife 10th Anniversary Edition

The Crane Wife 10th Anniversary Edition is out today! You can order the 5 LP + 1 Blu-ray box set from DecemberistsShop.com or pick it up digitally. We’re in the final stages of planning a short batch of tour dates in the new year and we should be able to share the first of those […]

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“Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)” Alternate Take with Alela Diane

Consequence of Sound has the premiere of an alternate take of “Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)” with vocals from Alela Diane from the upcoming 10th Anniversary Edition of The Crane Wife. We weren’t really sure what the right voice was for “The Girl” in Yankee Bayonet – we invited both Laura Veirs and […]

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The Crane Wife 1, 2 & 3 Demo; The Return of Bandit Queen Wine

Adored Mailing List Recipients, As winter and its associated holidays loom closer, we have a few bits of news that may help enliven the season. The 10th Anniversary Edition of The Crane Wife is less than a month away from coming out and we’re excited to share a previously unreleased demo version of “The Crane Wife […]

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Last Chance to Back Illimat on Kickstarter

Adored Mailing List Recipients, We would like to begin by extending a hearty thanks to all who lent support to Illimat and/or pre-ordered The Crane Wife 10th Anniversary Edition deluxe box set. A majority of this email will be directed at the remainder of you who, while still quite adored, have room to move further […]

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The Crane Wife 10th Anniversary Edition

Adored Mailing List Recipients, <Sigh> Seems like only yesterday that we were appearing in your inbox, happily announcing the launch of the Illimat Kickstarter campaign, but it was in fact two weeks ago. Hello, again. You should know that you are still the bright, youthful thing you were those two short weeks ago. You haven’t […]

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Announcing: ILLIMAT

Adored Mailing List Recipients, Hello again! It’s really been too long since we cluttered your inbox. We here at Decemberists HQ can’t really imagine what the state of your inbox must be these days, what with a presidential election on and your mother incessantly blowing you up about the massive sinkhole that’s just opened in […]