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Jul 10, 2023

Bonnie “Prince” Billy (aka Will Oldham) is releasing a new album, Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You. Now he has shared its second single, “Crazy Blue Bells,” via a music video. More

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Song “Bananas”

Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You Due Out August 11 via Drag City

May 22, 2023

Bonnie “Prince” Billy (aka Will Oldham) has announced a new album, Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You, and shared its first single, “Bananas,” via a music video. More

Jake Xerxes Fussell Shares New Song “Rolling Mills Are Burning Down”

Good and Green Again Due Out January 21 via Paradise of Bachelors

Jan 06, 2022

Jake Xerxes Fussell has shared a new song, “Rolling Mills Are Burning Down.” It is the latest release from his forthcoming studio album, Good and Green Again, which will be out on January 21 via Paradise of Bachelors. More

Apr 27, 2021

Matt Sweeney and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (aka Will Oldham) have shared a video for their new song “Resist the Urge.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming album Superwolves, which will be out this Friday (Apr. 30) via Drag City. More

Mar 23, 2021

Matt Sweeney and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (aka Will Oldham) have shared a video for a new song titled “My Blue Suit.” It is the latest offering from their upcoming album Superwolves, which will be out on April 30 via Drag City. The two have also announced a California tour set for June; it will be their first tour together since 2014. More

Matt Sweeney and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy Announce New Album and Share Video for New Song

Superwolves Due Out April 30 on Drag City; Listen to "Hall of Death"

Feb 09, 2021

Matt Sweeney and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (aka Will Oldham) have announced a new album Superwolves, subsequently sharing the video for a new single from the album, “Hall of Death.” More

Dec 09, 2020

Thee Conductor, led by Austin-based artist, producer, and record label owner Jason Butler and engineer Justin Douglas, are releasing their latest single, “Tsk Tsk,” premiering with Under the Radar. The newest track from the group features Bonnie “Prince” Billy (a.k.a. Will Oldham) on vocals, the latest collaboration between the two frequent partners. More

Sep 10, 2019

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (aka Will Oldham) has announced a new album, I Made a Place, and shared its first single, “At the Back of the Pit,” via a video for the track. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wild Nothing, The Love Language, Tomberlin, Tunng, and More

Plus We Were Promised Jetpacks, Saintseneca, Richard Reed Parry, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 20, 2018

Songs of the Week returned last week after a five-week hiatus and now we’re back into the full swing of things. This week’s list features some returning artists who have appeared on other Songs of the Week lists lately, including a repeat #1, as well as some artists making their debut on the list. It all ends with one of the silliest songs to ever make the Songs of the Week list, which will hopefully lift your spirits. More

The National Reveal Homecoming Festival Lineup - Julien Baker, Father John Misty, and More

Future Islands, Feist, The Breeders, Alvvays, Moses Sumney, Big Thief, and Others

Jan 08, 2018

The National released their excellent new album, Sleep Well Beast, last September via 4AD. It was our Album of the Week and #7 on our Top 100 Albums of 2017 list. More

Listen – Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: “Treasure Map”

From Benefit Record to Support The Southern Poverty Law Center

Feb 21, 2017

Honestly, I would follow Will Oldham and his acoustic guitar anywhere it took me, especially towards a good cause. Oxford, Mississippi’s The End of All Music record store is releasing a benefit record to support The Southern Poverty Law Center, out May 5th, and it features another campfire haunt from Oldham, under his recording moniker, Bonnie “Prince” Billy. More

Nov 22, 2014

Yesterday was the second day of Le Guess Who? We set Laura Studarus to Holland to cover the action. More

Watch: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – “Quail and Dumplings” Video

Singer’s Grave A Sea Of Tongues is Out Now on Drag City

Oct 15, 2014

In his new video for Singer’s Grave A Sea Of Tongues cut “Quail and Dumplings, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy navigates the horrors of a water park. More

May 17, 2012

Bonnie “Prince” Billy has announced that he will be participating in a series of free record store performances throughout the Puget Sound area next month from June 9-13. More

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Announces New EP

Now Here's My Plan Featuring New Takes On Old Classics

Apr 30, 2012

Bonnie “Prince” Billy has announced the release of a new EP entitled Now Here’s My Plan. More

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Releasing Joint Album and EP with Trembling Bells

The Marble Downs due April 9th on Honest Jon’s

Mar 23, 2012

Folk singer/songwriter Will Oldham, better known by his stage name Bonnie “Prince” Billy, is collaborating with Scottish band Trembling Bells on a new joint album. More

Jan 26, 2012

Folkie Bonnie “Prince” Billy evidently had himself quite the fruitful experience recently visiting the islands of Hawaii. More

Sep 16, 2011

Ever dream of getting shipwrecked? In the new video for “Quail and Dumplings”—a cut from new Bonnie “Prince” Billy album Wolfroy Goes to Town—longtime Billy collaborator Kennan Gudjonsson does just that. We have the clip. More

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Set to Release New Album

'Wolfroy Goes to Town' Due October 4 on Drag City

Sep 06, 2011

Everyone’s favorite hirsute troubadour/actor Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie “Prince” Billy, has announced the Fall release of his newest album Wolfroy Goes to Town. We have the details. More

May 23, 2011

Facial hair aficionado and all-around great songwriter Will Oldham, aka Bonnie “Prince” Billy, has released a video for his single “There Is No God.” More


Jan 18, 2024

In 2005 a film was made of the Green Man Festival in Wales. It has been unreleased and unseen for nearly 20 years and features performances by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and Joanna Newsom among others. Under the Radar tracked down its creator Jo Bartlett and are honoured to be hosting its first ever public viewing. More

May 12, 2017

Will Oldham is not a man to sit back and take things easy. Since adopting the Bonnie “Prince” Billy name in 1998 (and before that under a different guise), he’s been churning out music at a prodigious rate. More

May 25, 2009

“When Cheyenne and I do tandem beer drinking it means we’re going to sing together,” Will Oldham announced after he and singer/fiddle player Cheyenne Mize simultaneously swigged from their beer bottles. They were onstage at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston last Sunday preparing to perform the duet “You Want That Picture,” from Oldham’s 2008 release Lie Down in the Light. More

Feb 01, 2009

On his seventh album since 2006, Will Oldham is preoccupied with the same things, such as love left to rot, his own stomach, and sex. Also intact is his soft-spoken and sometimes angelic voice, which belies the devilish humor contained within his lyrics. More