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What’s a legacy to a legend? For some, it’s a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist getting to do the occasional side project. Constant existence, in other words. For others, it’s an ambient gift. You’ll always have a band to join; awestruck journalists will check on… More »

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Stream Bill Fay Who Is The Sender?

Bill Fay's simple, rhetorical question to the universe probes at cosmic significance on Who Is The Sender? It's a record constructed around the strange impulses…
Caitlin White | April 20, 2015 - 10:48 am

Bill Fay – “A Page Incomplete”

Sometimes on Who Is The Sender? it sounds like British singer-songwriter Bill Fay is a kindhearted soothsayer from the future, sent back to us to…
Caitlin White | April 13, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Bill Fay – “Something Else Ahead”

British singer-songwriter Bill Fay recently announced his new album Who Is The Sender? and shared the first song "War Machine." He's followed that one up…
Caitlin White | March 3, 2015 - 4:42 pm

A.C. Newman – “Be Not So Fearful” (Bill Fay Cover)

You wouldn't expect there to be much crossover between grim, violent, zombie-apocalypse scenarios and warm, sprightly power-pop, and yet here we have New Pornographers frontman…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2014 - 2:04 pm

Bill Fay – “This World” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last week, the British singer-songwriter Bill Fay broke a 40-year silence and released his new album Life Is People. Califone frontman Tim Rutili directed the…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2012 - 11:40 am

Bill Fay – “This World” (Feat. Jeff Tweedy) & “Jesus, Etc.” (Wilco Cover)

Next week, the cult-favorite British singer-songwriter Bill Fay returns with Life Is People, his third album overall but his first in 40 years. On the…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2012 - 2:24 pm

Bill Fay – “Be At Peace With Yourself” Video

After a 40-year absence from the recording studio, the cultishly beloved British singer-songwriter Bill Fay is back with a new LP called Life Is People.
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2012 - 1:23 pm

Bill Fay Life Is People Details

Bill Fay is a British singer-songwriter who got together with a bunch of London jazz session players in the early '70s and released a pair…
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2012 - 2:07 pm