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Lie Down in the Light [Bonnie "Prince" Billy]


  • 1. Easy Does It
    2. You Remind Me of Something (The Glory Goes)
    3. So Everyone
    4. For Every Field There's A Mole
    5. Keep Eye On Other's Gain
    6. You Want That Picture
    7. Missing One
    8. What's Missing Is
    9. Where Is The Puzzle
    10. Lie Down In The Light
    11. Willow Trees Bend
    12. I'll Be Glad
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DC367CD

  • Credits
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    While the 2006 Bonnie "Prince" Billy album THE LETTING GO was full of intense, spooky art-folk that found Will Oldham (Billy) accompanied by the ghostly voice of Faun Fables singer Dawn McCarthy, the appropriately titled LIE DOWN IN THE LIGHT lets the sunshine in. Oldham's elliptical wordplay retains its mysterious magic, but the settings for the majority of the tunes are warm, amiable country-folk, clip-clopping along at a friendly pace and bearing a casual front-porch atmosphere. Oldham's got another female singing partner here, but this time it's Ashley Webber of the Canadian band The Organ, and their vocal exchanges have more of a Conway Twitty-and-Loretta Lynn-gone-indie-folk feel.

  • Critic Reviews
    The Wire (p.45) - "The literary quality of his words is sustained at an impossibly high level -- there isn't a dud or 'squeezed to fit' line here..."
    Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'So Everyone' is classic Oldham territory: a love song that's concurrently dirty, funny, romantic, self-centred and tragic..."
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