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The Prince Of Darkness

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, Observer, The, March 2001

"I created Billy and let him take care of the performing. It's not me, Will Oldham, who gets up on stage." ...

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Palace Music: Viva Last Blues

Review by Ben Thompson, MOJO, September 1995

The albums of Palace eminence Will Oldham do not take long to listen to (this one lasts just over half an hour), but there is ...

Will Oldham's Palace

Comment by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, May 1996

THERE IS A STRANGE subcurrent in the American rock music of the mid-'90s: a subcurrent of lo-fi, willfully inept, not-quite-country rock that stretches from the ...

Will Oldham's Palace: Arise Therefore

Review by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, May 1996

THERE IS A strange subcurrent in American rock music of the '90s: a subcurrent of lo-fi, willfully inept, not-quite-country rock that stretches from the disbanded ...

Viva Will Oldham: The Permutations of Palace

Book Excerpt by Ben Thompson, 'Seven Years of Plenty', 1998

THE VARIOUS mutations of the Palace name are a cover for the extraordinary career of Louisville's Will Oldham. The opposite of the businessman who opens ...

Will Oldham aka Bonnie Prince Billy

Profile and Interview by David Dalton, Gadfly, January 1999

LO-FI POET OF THE MIND'S OWN TIDE ...

Heading For The Ditch: Smog and Will Oldham

Report and Interview by Ben Thompson, Independent, The, February 2000

IT'S ONLY THE first week in February and already spring's sonic daffodils are poking through the boy-band mulch. Those who feared they would live their ...

Will Oldham: Guarapero / Lost Blues 2

Review by Gavin Martin, Uncut, March 2000

WHERE OTHERS seek the high ground to illuminate themselves and their work, Will Oldham has persistently covered his tracks and found refuge in the shadows, ...

Still Voice, Distant Life: Will Oldham

Profile and Interview by Sean O'Hagan, Observer, The, 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. ...

Will Oldham: Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Sings Greatest Palace Music (Domino)****

Review by Ben Thompson, Observer, The, February 2004

FIRST THINGS FIRST. The 15 songs that Louisville Kentucky singer-songwriter Will Oldham has chosen to reinterpret here (originally featured on three albums, an EP, a ...

Will Oldham: Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Prince of Perversity

Profile and Interview by Andy Gill, Independent, The, March 2004

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, the artist formerly known as Will Oldham, is perhaps the most uniquely gifted songwriter of his generation. And, as Andy Gill discovers, ...

Will Oldham

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, April 2009

WILL OLDHAM could never make it as an Old Testament prophet. Despite the beard, the hair and the intensity, the atheism would always let him ...

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