The Queen of Hearts (album)

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The Queen of Hearts
Offa Rex - The Queen of Hearts.jpg
Studio album by
Offa Rex
ReleasedJuly 14, 2017 (2017-07-14)
GenreFolk, British folk rock[1][2]
Length48:38
LabelNonesuch Records
Olivia Chaney chronology
Folk Songs
(2017)
The Queen of Hearts
(2017)
Shelter
(2018)
The Decemberists chronology
What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
(2015)
The Queen of Hearts
(2017)
I'll Be Your Girl
(2018)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic81/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[4]
Exclaim!9/10[5]
The Guardian4/5[2]
Paste7.8/10[1]

The Queen of Hearts is a collaborative studio album by English musician Olivia Chaney and American band The Decemberists, under their project name Offa Rex. It was released in July 2017 under Nonesuch Records.

The album was nominated for Best Folk Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards in 2018[6][7].

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Queen of Hearts"3:55
2."Blackleg Miner"2:22
3."The Gardener"4:59
4."The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"3:31
5."Flash Company"4:14
6."The Old Churchyard"4:07
7."Constant Billy / I'll Go Enlist"1:56
8."Willie O' Winsbury"7:30
9."Bonny May"6:31
10."Sheepcrook And Black Dog"4:34
11."To Make You Stay"4:59

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
US Folk Albums (Billboard)[8] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Zimmerman, Lee (July 10, 2017). "Offa Rex: The Queen of Hearts Review". pastemagazine.com. Paste. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Rogers, Jude (July 13, 2017). "Offa Rex: Queen of Hearts review – folk-rock that's full of heart, soul and sunlight". theguardian.com. The Guardian. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "Metacritic Review". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  4. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "The Queen of Hearts - Offa Rex". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  5. ^ Greene, Sarah (14 July 2017). "Exclaim! Review". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  6. ^ "The Full List of 60th Grammy Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Offa Rex, Randy Newman, "Lulu" Nominated for Grammy Awards". Nonesuch.com. 28 November 2017. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Offa Rex Chart History (Top Americana/Folk Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 9 March 2019.