Collaborative folk project Offa Rex, which consists of Olivia Chaney and The Decemberists, has released their second song, “Blackleg Miner.” Offa Rex’s album, The Queen of Hearts, will release on July 14 via Nonesuch Records.
Tucker Martine, who is best known for his work with Modest Mouse and My Morning Jacket, produced the record. The album’s second single is filled with driving acoustic guitars, catchy mandolin hooks and vocal harmonies.
You can pre-order The Queen of Hearts on iTunes here and listen to “Blackleg Miner” below. Revisit the album’s title track here.