Offa Rex’s Olivia Chaney On Reimagining English Folk With The Decemberists : NPR

For the last 15 years, English folk musician Olivia Chaney has done a little bit of everything. She performed as a vocalist with the electronic-pop group Zero 7, and alongside the acclaimed Kronos Quartet. She’s done a stint as an actress and multi-instrumentalist at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. And in 2015, Chaney toured the world with The Decemberists to promote her debut solo album, The Longest River. But Chaney’s involvement with the band didn’t end there, thanks to an enthusiastic tweet by frontman Colin Meloy.One thing led to another, and eventually Chaney joined forces with The Decemberists to form a new group: Offa Rex. On its new album, The Queen Of Hearts, [ . . . ]

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