Bonnie Prince Billy

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Announces New Album, Releases “At the Back of the Pit”

Bonnie "Prince" Billy, the singer-songwriter and sometimes actor otherwise known as Will Oldham, has announced he's releasing a new album I Made A Place.
Maggie Serota / September 10, 2019

Hear Ariel Pink and Bonnie “Prince” Billy Cover the Carpenters for a Rejected Advertising Campaign

In 2018, the advertising geniuses at Snake Accident commissioned TV On The Radio to record their own version of the 1970s Carpenters hit "We've Only…
Rob Arcand / August 4, 2019

Hear a Gorgeous New Orchestral Version of Bonnie “Prince” Billy’s “One With the Birds”

Will Oldham will continue his long-running project of reinterpreting his own material with the release of When We Are Inhuman later this month. The album, billed as…
Andy Cush / August 2, 2019

Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Bryce Dessner Announce Collaborative Album, Release “Beast For Thee”

Bonnie "Prince" Billy and The National's Bryce Dessner have announced a new collaborative album, When We Are Inhuman, with Chicago contemporary classical ensemble Eighth Blackbird. The record features new…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 20, 2019

Hear Stephen Malkmus, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Meg Baird, and Kelsey Lu’s New “Songs for America in 2024″

The latest issue of T: The New York Times Style Magazine is organized around the theme "Imagining America in 2024." The magazine asked musicians Stephen Malkmus, Kelsey Lu, Bonnie "Prince"
Maggie Serota / April 11, 2019

Queer As Folk: Our November 2004 Feature on Folk’s New Eccentrics

This story originally appeared in the November 2004 issue of Spin. In honor of the 15-year anniversary of Joanna Newsom's The Milk-Eyed Mender on March 23, we’re republishing it here.
Will Hermes / March 24, 2019

Stream Will Oldham’s New Album Songs of Love and Horror

Last year was a busy one for Will Oldham, otherwise known as Bonnie "Prince" Billy, and this year is shaping up to be no different. Oldham released two covers albums in 2017:…
Gwen Aviles / October 19, 2018

Will Oldham Announces New Album Songs of Love and Horror

Will Oldham has announced a new solo album entitled Songs of Love and Horror, the follow-up to last year's Best Troubadour and Wolf of the Cosmos. Those two albums, released under…
Andy Cush / September 4, 2018

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Blueberry Jam”

Will Oldham serves Tobias in the Blue Man Group realness in the video for an absurd new Bonnie "Prince" Billy one-off called "Blueberry Jam." The…
Andy Cush / July 17, 2018

Will Oldham Remembers the Time He Played With Billy Corgan in New Interview

GQ has a relatively rare interview with Will Oldham, the eccentric genius songwriter who most frequently records as Bonnie "Prince" Billy. Until recently, Oldham's catalog was not available…
Andy Cush / June 28, 2018

10 Great Drag City Releases to Hear Now That Their Catalog Is Streaming

On Sunday, the legendary Chicago label Drag City released the large majority of its catalog on Spotify and Tidal for the first time, ending its run…
SPIN Staff / April 3, 2018

Drag City Is Now Streaming on Spotify, Tidal, and Google Play

Drag City have long refrained from putting their music on streaming platforms. In June, the Chicago label added their catalog to Apple Music, and now…
Rob Arcand / April 1, 2018

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Announces Susanna Cover Album Wolf of the Cosmos, Releases “People Living” Video

Bonnie "Prince" Billy's last full-length solo release was an album of Merle Haggard songs, Best Troubadour, which came out in May of this year. He…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 31, 2017

Video: Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Treasure Map”

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, Stereogum / October 10, 2017

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
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