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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 – “In Good Faith” (Feat. Joan Shelley) Video

American roots-music enigma Will Oldham has been keeping himself busy recording music for decades, but he hasn't released an album of new songs in eight…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2019 - 9:11 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “At The Back Of The Pit” Video

Bonnie "Prince" Billy, the spectral American-music traveler sometimes known as Will Oldham, has been working hard these past few years, dedicating entire albums to covering…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2019 - 10:29 am

Joan Shelley – “The Fading” Video

Louisville singer-songwriter Joan Shelley is gearing up to release her new album, Like The River Loves The Sea, at the end of the month. It…
Julia Gray | August 22, 2019 - 9:04 am

Hear Ariel Pink’s And Bonnie “Prince” Billy’s Rejected Carpenters Covers For Asset Management Commercial

Last year, the music supervision group Snake Accident recruited TV On The Radio to record a cover of the Carpenters' '70s hit "We've Only Just…
Julia Gray | August 4, 2019 - 11:45 am

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Bryce Dessner & Eighth Blackbird – “One With The Birds”

At the end of the month, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy is releasing When We Are Inhuman, a collaborative album with Bryce Dessner and the contemporary classical…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2019 - 10:17 am

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
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