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Bonnie "Prince" Billy

Bonnie "Prince" Billy

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The great pretender — Bonnie "Prince" Billy: Water Rats, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 6 February 1999

Caroline Sullivan knows one thing about Bonnie 'Prince' Billy. He's common ...

Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Smog: The Country Frontlash

Profile and Interview by Ben Thompson, The Independent, 12 February 1999

Bill Callahan and Will Oldham are acclaimed pioneers of alternative country, yet the former is inspired by the Wu-Tang Clan and the latter does heavy ...

Prince of Darkness

Interview by Gavin Martin, Uncut, March 1999

WILL OLDHAM is supposed to be the Mr Misery of new country. So what's he doing on GLR trying to persuade Sean Hughes that Aerosmith ...

Bonnie "Prince" Billy: Ease Down The Road

Review by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, April 2001

There's a party on his patio, and Will Oldham's in a hellish good mood. All hail His Royal Happiness, says Sylvie Simmons. ...

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 6 November 2001

THE MAN ON stage with the bulging barfly beard and ruffled scraps of remaining hair may not look much like royalty. But Bonnie "Prince" Billy, ...

Bonnie "Prince" Billy: Master and Everyone

Review and Interview by Gavin Martin, Uncut, February 2003

Literate hillbilly Bonnie "Prince" Billy — aka Will Oldham — raises his profile and lays the heart bare with a candidly beautiful album about the ...

Bonnie "Prince" Billy: Cecil Sharp House, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Uncut, January 2004

PHOTOS OF MORRIS dancers adorn this home of the English Folk Dance & Song Society, and the atmosphere is pin-drop reverent as the Prince's legions ...

Matt Sweeney & Bonnie "Prince" Billy: Superwolf

Review by Mike Barnes, The Wire, February 2005

IT'S STILL DIFFICULT for me to listen to the music of Will Oldham – aka Bonnie "Prince" Billy – without thinking back to when I ...

Will Oldham: Album by Album

Retrospective and Interview by Andrew Mueller, Uncut, April 2009

Will Oldham has developed a forbidding reputation since first attracting attention as part of the Palace Brothers in the early '90s. Whether glowering from album ...

see also Will Oldham

see also Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie "Prince" Billy


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