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On November 15, 2019.

On November 15, 2019, “Drag City” label released “Made a Place”, the 23rd Bonnie “Prince” Billy (Will Oldham) album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Downtown Recording” in Louisville, Kentucky, US, and was produced by Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Bonnie “Prince” Billy – vocals, guitar
  • Jacob Duncan – woodwind, keyboards
  • Chris Rodahaffer – banjo, pedal steel guitar
  • Nathan Salsburg – guitar
  • Joan Shelley – vocals
  • Danny Kiely – bass guitar
  • Mike Hyman – drums
  • Cheyenne Mize – fiddle
  • Chris Greenwell – recording
  • Carl Saff – mastering
  • Dan Osborn – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Bonnie “Prince” Billy.

  1. New Memory Box
  2. Dream Awhile
  3. The Devil’s Throat
  4. Look Backward on Your Future, Look Forward to Your Past
  5. I Have Made a Place
  6. Squid Eye
  7. You Know the One
  8. This Is Far from Over
  9. Nothing Is Busted
  10. Mama Mama
  11. The Glow, Pt. 3
  12. Thick Air
  13. Building a Fire

On May 23, 2008.

On May 23, 2008, “Durtro” label released “Black Ships Ate the Sky”, the 21st Current 93 album.

Personnel:

  • David Tibet – voice, guitars, electric leaking voices passim, mixing
  • Michael Cashmore – guitars, slide guitar, bass guitar
  • Ben Chasny – guitar
  • John Contreras – cello
  • Steven Stapleton – goatheard, mixing
  • Marc Almond – voice
  • Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – voice, banjo, tambura
  • Baby Dee – voice, harp
  • Ida Mercer – cello
  • Antony – voice, harp
  • Clodagh Simonds – voice, psaltery, zither, harmonium
  • Cosey Fanni Tutti – voice, musics
  • Chris Carter – musics
  • Andria Degens – voice, appalachian dulcimer, harmonica
  • Shirley Collins – voice
  • Iris Bishop – concertina
  • Amy Phillips – subliminal threnodic voice
  • William Breeze – viola
  • William Basinski – 9.28.82 galaxial compositions
  • Colin Potter – mixing
  • Mark Logan, Al Cisneros, Tina Gordon – astral projection production
  • John Contreras – cello arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Idumea – Marc Almond, Michael Cashmore, Charles Wesley, David Tibet
  2. Sunset (The Death of Thumbelina) – David Tibet, Ben Chasny
  3. Black Ships in the Sky – David Tibet, Michael Cashmore
  4. Then Kill Cæsar – David Tibet, Ben Chasny
  5. Idumæa – Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Charles Wesley
  6. This Autistic Imperium Is Nihil Reich – David Tibet, Michael Cashmore
  7. The Dissolution of the Boat Millions of YearsDavid Tibet, Michael Cashmore
  8. Idumæa – Baby Dee, Charles Wesley
  9. Bind Your Tortoise Mouth – David Tibet, Ben Chasny
  10. Idumæa – Antony Hegarty, Charles Wesley
  11. Black Ships Seen Last Year South of Heaven – David Tibet, Michael Cashmore
  12. Abba Amma (Babylon Destroyer) – David Tibet, Michael Cashmore, William Basinski
  13. Idumæa – Clodagh Simonds, Charles Wesley
  14. Black Ships Were Sinking into Idumæa – Part one: David Tibet, Michael Cashmore Part two: Cosey Fanni Tutti, Chris Carter, Charles Wesley
  15. The Beautiful Dancing Dust – David Tibet, Antony Hegarty
  16. Idumæa – Andria Degens, Charles Wesley
  17. Vauvauvau (Black Ships in Their Harbour) – David Tibet, Ben Chasny
  18. Idumæa – David Tibet, Ben Chasny, William Basinski, Charles Wesley
  19. Black Ships Ate the Sky – David Tibet, Charles Wesley
  20. Why Cæsar Is Burning Part II – David Tibet, Michael Cashmore
  21. Idumæa – Shirley Collins, Charles Wesley

 

On March 19, 2001.

On March 19, 2001, “Palace” label released “Ease Down the Road”, the seventh Will Oldham studio album, second under his moniker Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by The Continental Op.

Personnel:

  • Todd Brashear – vocals, lap steel guitar
  • Matt Everett – violin
  • Mike Fellows– bass guitar
  • Paul Greenlaw – vocals, banjo
  • Catherine Irwin, Harmony Korine– vocals
  • Ned Oldham – vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Will Oldham– vocals, guitar, Nord Lead, percussion
  • David Pajo– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, Nord Lead, piano, percussion
  • Bryan Rich – guitar
  • Matt Sweeney– vocals, guitar, banjo
  • Jon Theodore– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. May It Always Be
  2. Careless Love
  3. A King at Night
  4. Just to See My Holly Home
  5. At Break of Day
  6. After I Made Love to You
  7. Ease Down the Road
  8. The Lion Lair
  9. Mrs William
  10. Sheep
  11. Grand Dark Feeling of Emptiness
  12. Rich Wife Full of Happiness

On January 28, 2003.

On January 28, 2003, “Drag City” label released “Master and Everyone”, the eighth Will Oldham studio album. It was his third album recorded under the name Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy.

Personnel:

  • Will Oldham
  • Paul Oldham
  • Tony Crow – keyboards
  • William Tyler– guitar
  • Matt Swanson – tambourine
  • Gary Lee Tussing – cello
  • Marty Slayson – vocals
  • John Kelton – whistle

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Oldham.

  1. The Way
  2. Ain’t You Wealthy, Ain’t You Wise?
  3. Master and Everyone
  4. Wolf Among Wolves
  5. Joy and Jubilee
  6. Maundering
  7. Lessons from What’s Poor
  8. Even If Love
  9. Three Questions
  10. Hard Life

 

On September 19, 2006.

On September 19, 2006, “Drag City” label released “The Letting Go”, the twelve Will Oldham (released under his moniker Bonnie “Prince” Billy) studio album. It was recorded in 2006, in Reykjavík, Iceland and produced by Valgeir Sigurðsson.

Personnel:

  • Emmett Kelly– guitar
  • Dawn McCarthy– singing
  • Paul Oldham – bass
  • Valgeir Sigurdsson– recording, mixing
  • Jim White– drums

Track listing:

  1. Love Comes to Me
  2. Strange Form of Life
  3. Wai
  4. Cursed Sleep
  5. No Bad News
  6. Cold & wet
  7. Big Friday
  8. Lay and Love
  9. The Seedling
  10. Then the Letting Go
  11. God’s Small Song
  12. I Called You Back
  13. Ebb Tide (bonus on some versions)