Bonnie Prince Billy

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

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
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