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The Decemberists - Her Majesty Album

The Decemberists - Her Majesty Album

  • Performer: The Decemberists
  • Genre: Rock
  • Title: Her Majesty
  • Released: 2008
  • Style: Folk Rock, Indie Rock
  • Label: Jealous Butcher Records
  • Catalog: JB-046, JB 046
  • Country: US
  • MP3 version size: 2459 mb
  • FLAC version size: 2736 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 697


1Billy Liar4:08
2Song For Myla Goldberg3:33
3As I Rise2:14
4The Gymnast, High Above The Ground7:13
5I Was Meant For The Stage7:02
6Shanty For The Arethusa
Voice [Blood Curdling Scream] – Carson Ellis
7The Chimbley Sweep2:53
8Red Right Ankle
Soloist [Organ Solo] – Rachel Blumberg
9Los Angeles, I'm Yours4:17
10The Bachelor And The Bride4:13
11The Soldiering Life3:48


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
KRS 375The Decemberists Her Majesty ‎(CD, Album)Kill Rock StarsKRS 375US2003
JB-046The Decemberists Her Majesty ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Whi)Jealous Butcher RecordsJB-046US2003
JB~046The Decemberists Her Majesty ‎(LP, Album, RP, 180)Jealous Butcher RecordsJB~046US2008
JB-046The Decemberists Her Majesty ‎(LP, Album, RP)Jealous Butcher RecordsJB-046US2004
JB-046The Decemberists Her Majesty ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, Sil)Jealous Butcher RecordsJB-046US2003


  • Arranged By [String Arrangements]Mike Johnson
  • CelloMike Lah
  • DesignCarson Ellis
  • Design [Assisted By]Colin Meloy
  • Drums, Backing Vocals, Percussion, Vibraphone, GlockenspielRachel Blumberg
  • Electric Bass, Double Bass [Upright Bass], PercussionJesse Emerson
  • Electric Guitar, Synthesizer [Obermeier], Pedal Steel Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar, Dobro, PercussionChris Funk
  • EngineerAdam Selzer (tracks: A1, B2, B4, B6), Larry Crane (tracks: A2 to A5, B1, B3, B5)
  • HandclapsKenneth Erlick
  • Harmonica [Chromatic Harmonica]Dave Lipkind
  • IllustrationCarson Ellis
  • Mastered ByJohn Golden
  • Organ [Hammond Organ], Electric Piano [Rhodes Piano], Upright Piano, Accordion, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer], Backing Vocals, PercussionJenny Conlee
  • ProducerThe Decemberists
  • Producer [With]Adam Selzer, Larry Crane
  • SongwriterColin Meloy
  • Trumpet, Trombone, HandclapsCory Gray
  • ViolaBridget Callahan
  • ViolinEmily Cox, Lucia Atkinson
  • Voice, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, PercussionColin Meloy


Recorded at Jackpot! (tracks A2-A5, B1, B3, B5) and Type Foundry (tracks A1, B2, B4, B6) in Portland, OR, February/March 2003. Mastered in Ventura, CA.

This is the third pressing on 180g vinyl. Besides the 180g vinyl, the third pressing can be distinguished from the second pressing by: No barcode on the back cover of the third pressing (the second pressing has the barcode in the lower right back corner); and Comes with inner sleeve containing lyrics and credits, rather than an insert.

Track durations not listed on release.


  • Barcode (Sticker): 7 51937 23441 8
  • Matrix / Runout (A side): RS-69146, 67569E1/A
  • Matrix / Runout (B side): RS-69147, 67569E2/A
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Recorded At – Jackpot! Recording Studio
  • Recorded At – Type Foundry
  • Pressed By – GZ Digital Media – 67569E