AOTY 2022
The Decemberists - Picaresque
Critic Score
Based on 19 reviews
2005 Ratings: #41 / 477
User Score
Based on 169 ratings
2005 Ratings: #52
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Schmedess
93

CAUSE AMERRRICA CAN, AND AMERRICA CANT SAY NO
that song is really good

100

Critically under-appreciated masterpiece. The Mariner's Revenge Song is easily one of the best songs ever. 10/10.

ZeroTaste
93

Very good.

10

Favourites: We Both Go Down Together

Rambun_ctious
90

You ever come up with an instrumental idea and then find a song that already has successfully tried it? That's this album. I love this album so much.

BadSynthSounds
50

This album, and probably band, isn't for me. There's no individual track that stood out to me after one listen. It's generally bland inoffensive indie folk.

It could just be me but it really sounds like the lead singer is often trying to put on a faux-British accent and it feels super weird coming from a dude from Portland.

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Track List

  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

Year End Lists

#21/No Ripcord
#26/Pitchfork
#30/SPIN
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