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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | June 14, 2019 - 3:20 pm

The Anniversary

I See A Darkness Turns 20

Will Oldham is a slippery interview. He doesn’t love to explain the meaning behind the songs he writes and he has made that known throughout…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 18, 2019 - 11:06 am

Gotcha Covered

10 Of The Best Elton John Covers

Maybe your first thought on Elton John's announced retirement tour was something along the lines of a shrug. Oh, right, another Boomer from the classic
Nate Patrin | April 6, 2018 - 11:15 am

More Bonnie Prince Billy stories

Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Bryce Dessner, & Eighth Blackbird – “Beast For Thee”

Back in 2005, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, the oblique folk-music enigma otherwise known as Will Oldham, teamed up with Chavez frontman Matt Sweeney for the ragged…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2019 - 10:06 am

Joan Shelley – “Coming Down For You” (Feat. Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Nathan Salsburg, & James Elkington)

Louisville singer-songwriter Joan Shelley makes lovely, warm acoustic folk music. Last year, she released the covers EP Rivers & Vessels, taking on songs by people…
Peter Helman | June 11, 2019 - 11:13 am

Hear New Songs By Stephen Malkmus, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, & More For T Magazine’s Culture Issue

T, the New York Times' style magazine, has just launched their latest issue, which is centered around culture and bears the tagline "America 2024." The…
James Rettig | April 11, 2019 - 10:48 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Blueberry Jam” Video

Will Oldham has shared a new Bonnie "Prince" Billy song called "Blueberry Jam." True to its title, it's a jam about the wonderful qualities of…
James Rettig | July 17, 2018 - 11:41 am

Susanna Announces Covers Album, Bonnie “Prince” Billy Announces Susanna Covers Album

Susanna has announced a covers album, just a day after Bonnie "Prince" Billy announced an album of Susanna covers. Wait, what?
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2017 - 1:25 pm

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Treasure Map” Video

Earlier this year, Will Oldham released a new song, "Treasure Map," underneath his Bonnie "Prince" Billy moniker. At the time, it was included on a…
James Rettig | October 10, 2017 - 3:54 pm

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “The Curse” (The Mekons Cover) Video

The enigmatic roots-music master Will Oldham, who mostly records as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, has been busy lately. Already this year, he's released Best Troubadour, a…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2017 - 12:08 pm

Classic Drag City Albums Now On Apple Music

Drag City have long been holdouts in the streaming wars. The Chicago indie took their time bringing releases to digital retailers like iTunes and Bandcamp,…
Rob Arcand/Spin | June 30, 2017 - 4:11 pm

Stream Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Nathan Salsburg’s New EP

Earlier this spring, Will Oldham, the veteran roots-music iconoclast who usually records as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, released his Merle Haggard tribute album Best Troubadour. And…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2017 - 10:25 am

Bonnie Prince Billy – “No Time To Cry” (Iris DeMent Cover) Video

Bonnie Prince Billy recorded a cover of Iris DeMent's 1993 song "No Time To Cry" for the vinyl edition of his recent album Best Troubador,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 25, 2017 - 10:44 am

Stream Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy Best Troubador

Will Oldham's appreciation for Merle Haggard is no secret, and in light of the country legend's recent passing, he decided to record an album full…
James Rettig | April 27, 2017 - 10:31 am

Watch Bonnie “Prince” Billy & His Dogs Cover Merle Haggard On Local Louisville Morning News

Will Oldham, the country-folk enigma who performs as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, doesn't do a whole lot of interviews, or a whole lot of media in…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2017 - 1:12 pm
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