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Still Voice, Distant Life: Will Oldham

Sean O'Hagan, Observer, The, 17 November 2002

He’s the finest songwriter to come out of America in the past decade. Just ask Johnny Cash. But Will Oldham doesn’t play the fame game. He sings under a pseudonym, feels sick at the thought of an interview and dropped three songs from his new album because people might like them too much. Sean O’Hagan tracks down a wayward genius.

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