Bonnie Prince Billy

Video: Bonnie “Prince” Billy w/ The Roots of Music — “The Curse”

In September, Bonnie "Prince" Billy and a handful of friends--including Angel Olsen--released a Mekons tribute record, Fantastic Voyage, under the name Chivalrous Amoekons, on Drag City (who…
Dale Eisinger / August 3, 2017

Classic Drag City Albums by Pavement, Silver Jews, Bonnie “Prince” Billy and More Now Streaming 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 / June 30, 2017

Review: Bonnie “Prince” Billy’s Best Troubador Is a Thoughtful Exploration of Merle Haggard’s Rich Catalogue

The "alt-country" tag is a designation often applied to Will Oldham’s music, and yet the Louisville singer-songwriter rarely makes music that sounds like any known…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 4, 2017

Stream Bonnie “Prince” Billy’s Merle Haggard Tribute Album Best Troubadour

It's no secret that Will Oldham is a lifelong fan of Merle Haggard, having interviewed him in print and covered his music live. When the country…
Rob Arcand / April 27, 2017

Watch Bonnie “Prince” Billy Cover Merle Haggard’s “Bad Actor” While Accompanied by His Very Cute Dogs

"Hey, we think the Louisville musician known as Bonnie 'Prince' Billy should instead call himself King of the World!" Thus began an interview with Will…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 17, 2017

New Music: Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Treasure Map”

As part of a four-song release to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center, a new Bonnie "Prince" Billy song has been released. The track, "Treasure Map,"
Dale Eisinger / February 22, 2017

Here’s All the Anti-Trump Protest Music Released on Inauguration Day

Great protest music isn't the silver lining of autocracy. I haven't asked, but I feel pretty confident saying that all of the artists whose music is featured…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, How to Dress Well, More Contribute to Anti-Trump Song Project Our First 100 Days

Much is made of a new president's first 100 days in office, when an incoming commander in chief—usually riding a wave of public support—tackles top…
Anna Gaca / January 13, 2017

Watch Joan Shelley, Will Oldham, and Daniel Martin Moore’s Tributes to Leonard Cohen

In a sign of just how bad the past week has been for celebrity deaths, it already feels as if it's been a long time since…
Anna Gaca / December 27, 2016

Yusuf / Cat Stevens Talks New Album and Career With Will Oldham

Yusuf / Cat Stevens will release his first studio album in five years on October 27. The follow-up to 2009's Roadsinger, which is dubbed Tell…
SPIN Staff / October 14, 2014

Watch Cheyenne Mize’s Arresting ‘Among the Grey’ Video

In 2009, Cheyenne Mize released a 10-inch titled Among the Gold with Bonnie "Prince" Billy. But the younger Louisville, Kentucky-born singer and songwriter's upcoming album,…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2013

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy Releases Fragrance That Surprisingly Doesn’t Smell Like Beard

Not to be outdone by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and his whiskey-scented guitar, nor by Nicki Minaj and her busty fembot of a perfume bottle,…
Chris Martins / December 4, 2012