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1The Engine Driver4:15
2The Bagman's Gambit7:02
3On The Bus Mall6:04
4The Mariner's Revenge Song
Mixed By – Troy Tietjen
5We Both Go Down Together3:04
6The Infanta5:07
716 Military Wives4:52
8From My Own True Love (Lost At Sea)3:42
9The Sporting Life4:38
10Eli, The Barrow Boy3:11
11Of Angels And Angles2:27


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
KRS 425, JB-053The Decemberists Picaresque ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Blu)Kill Rock Stars, Jealous Butcher RecordsKRS 425, JB-053US2005
KRS 425The Decemberists Picaresque ‎(CD, Album)Kill Rock StarsKRS 425US2005
KRS 425The Decemberists Picaresque ‎(CD, Album, RP)Kill Rock StarsKRS 425US2012
RTRADCDP 256The Decemberists Picaresque ‎(CD, Album, Promo)Rough TradeRTRADCDP 256Europe2005
RTRADCD256The Decemberists Picaresque ‎(CD, Album)Rough TradeRTRADCD256Europe2005


  • Accordion, Piano, Electric Piano [Rhodes]Jenny Conlee
  • Arranged By [Horns]Paul Brainard
  • Baritone Saxophone, Tenor SaxophoneJoe Cunningham
  • Bass, Double BassNate Query
  • DrumsRachel Blumberg
  • Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar, Hurdy GurdyChris Funk
  • Horn [Shofar]Jeff London
  • Mastered ByEd Brooks
  • Mixed ByChris Walla (tracks: 1 to 9, 11)
  • Producer, GuitarChris Walla
  • Tam-tamAaron Stewart
  • Tenor Vocals [Operatic Tenor]Eric Stern
  • Translated By [French Translator]May Barruel-Brussin
  • TromboneTom Hill
  • TrumpetPaul Brainard
  • Violin, VoicePetra Haden
  • Vocals, Written-By, Guitar, Acoustic GuitarColin Meloy
  • VoiceSean Nelson


Recorded August-September 2004 at the Prescott Church, Portland, Oregon and Hall Of Justice, Seattle, Washington.

The Decemberists, on this recording are, Chris Funk, Jenny Conlee, Colin Meloy, Rachel Blumberg and Nate Query.

Made in the E.U. printed on sleeve and disk. Inner ring of CD however states Made in the UK.

℗ 2005 The copyright in these sound recordings is owned by Kill Rock Stars under licence to Rough Trade Records Ltd
© 2005 Rough Trade Records


  • Barcode: 5050159825622
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): deluxe RTRADCD256 01
  • Matrix / Runout (Variants 2, 3): deluxe RTRADCD256 03
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): RTRADCD256 05
  • Matrix / Runout (Inner ring, Variants 1-4): MADE IN THE UK
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1, 2): IFPI L136
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 3, 4): IFPI L135
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0459
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0470
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 0457
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 8736


  • Recorded At – The Prescott Church
  • Recorded At – The Hall Of Justice
  • Pressed By – Deluxe



Picaresque is the third studio album from The Decemberists. It was released in 2005 on the Kill Rock Stars record label. The word picaresque refers to a form of satirical prose originating in Spain, depicting realistically and often humorously the adventures of a low-born, roguish hero living by their wits in a corrupt society. The album was recorded at the Prescott Church in northeast Portland, which the band rented for one month in the summer of 2004. To facilitate the creative process and avoid. Picaresque - The Decemberists. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. The Infanta from the Picaresque album. Out now on Kill Rock Stars. 50 видео Воспроизвести все Микс. Picaresque by The Decemberists, released 22 March 2005 1. The Infanta 2. We Both Go Down Together 3. Eli, The Barrow Boy 4. The Sporting Life 5. The Bagman's Gambit 6. From My Own True Love Lost At Sea 7. 16 Military Wives 8. The Engine Driver 9. On The Bus Mall 10. The Mariner's Revenge Song 11. Of Angels and Angles The Decemberists know that the psychology of a culture at war is complex that historical archetypes can inform the masses on current events far better than the evening news and, perhaps most importantly, that life is ultimately a spectacular and colorful pageant. The Infanta, the thunderous opening track on the Decemberists' fluid and predictably studious Picaresque, rolls in like a ghost ship at 40 knots in a hail of cannon fire with a mad English professor at the wheel. The word picaresque is taken from a form of satirical prose originating in Spain, depicting realistically and often humorously the adventures of a low-born, roguish hero living by his or her wits in a corrupt society. Picaresque Q&A. Songs in album The Decemberists - Picaresqueties 2005. The Decemberists - Bandit Queen With Dialogue And Tap Dancing. The Decemberists - Bridges And Balloons. The Decemberists - Constantinople. The Decemberists - Kingdom Of Spain Version Prescott. The Decemberists - Bandit Queen Version Prescott. The Decemberists Picaresque. 0 excellent. by Med57 EMERITUS June 25th, 2005 90 replies. Release Date: 2005 Tracklist. According to Internet staple , Picaresque has two definitions: 1. Of or involving clever rogues or adventurers. In a way, both of these fit this album, the third release by Oregon indie band, The Decemberists. The album could easily be described as a musical adventure, and at times it satirises many things life today, people's behaviour, as well as dare I say it the music that the band itself is capable of making. Album 2005 11 Songs. On Picaresque, The Decemberists gracefully dance between cultures, centuries, and sounds as Colin Meloy weaves stories together into an astute analysis of humanity-mostly at its lows. Opening with a triumphant, piano-pounding salute to a child monarch The Infanta, the band then jump into modern times with the politically charged, trumpet-wailing 16 Military Wives. In between, a star-crossed tragedy gets adorned in mournful strings We Both Go Down Together and the Belle and Sebastian-esque The Sporting Life takes the plaintive perspective of t. Listen free to The Decemberists Picaresque The Infanta, We Both Go Down Together and more. 11 tracks 57:29

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05 Sep 2005
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