Album Review: Bonnie Prince Billy - 'Wolfroy Goes To Town'

Bonnie Prince Billy - 'Wolfroy Goes To Town'

There’s something about this album that feels like Will Oldham revisiting the desolate, dream-like hinterlands of his late ’90s ‘Palace’ period. But instead of the shaky-voiced child-man caught between the lonely drip, drip, drip of...

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Album Review : Bonnie Prince Billy

Album Review : Bonnie Prince Billy

Facts about this album: * Before Will Oldham began recording as Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, he went by the names Palace Brothers, Palace Songs, and Palace Music. * 'Beware' is Oldham's seventh album under the Bonnie 'Prince' Billy name. * Oldham...

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy : Master And Everyone

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy : Master And Everyone

Once a prince of darkness, now Will Oldham is a knave of hearts. After one album ('I See A Darkness') where he took death as his muse, and another ('Ease Down The Road') which dealt with love and sex, here he's decided to investigate one of the...

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Bonnie Prince Billy : Ease Down The Road

Bonnie Prince Billy : Ease Down The Road

"I've been with you for a fairly long time", announces Will Oldham at the start of 'May It Always Be'. "May I call you mine?" In its tremulous, sneery little way this is romance Bonnie Prince Billy style. If 1999's 'I See A Darkness' was the...

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I See A Darkness

I See A Darkness

Something grim this way comes, children. For the sneakiest of glimpses at the tracklisting of this here album - scrawled in neo-gothic typeface, natch - reveals a litany of shadowy ideals: 'Death To Everyone' , 'Today I Was An Evil One' ,...

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