Cometh The Bonnie Prince!

Will Oldham‘s newest CD as Bonnie Prince Billy, Lie Down in the Light, comes out in the US on May 20th via the Drag City label, one day after it drops in the U.K. The Alt.FreshPrince will spend early summer on tour in Europe to support it, and here are the dates. Right now, you can listen to a demo from the forthcoming album.

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – So Everyone (demo) (MP3)

While we’re on the subject of Will Oldham, have you checked out his most recent appearance on film? Director Caveh Zahedi contacted Prince Will to ask if he’d eat psychelic mushrooms with him and be videotaped doing it. “Tripping with Caveh” is the title of the series this would reportedly be part of, a kind of “Fishing With John” type thing, but with drugs replacing fish. Hey, who needs fish when you have hallucinogens? Sit back, grab a bowl of popcorn and hit “play”…

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  1. Posted May 2, 2008 at 3:29 pm | Permalink

    One of my very favorite records of the past few months is his “Ask Forgiveness,” made up mostly of covers of songs by everyone from Danzig to Phil Ochs. It’s still kicking around local record shops last I saw, and I’m wearing dat vinyl OUT.

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