Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Stay


Drag City 2009.  DC422


This is a single of covers of occasional Oldham collaborator Susanna Wallumrod’s songs, and while it feels like something of an afterthought, these are captivating songs, delivered as usual with Oldham’s intensity.

The A side is rather sombre, but is a beautifully sung and recorded piece which you’ll love if you’re into BPB.  The B side is live and sounds distinctly rough, but if anything the song works better than the A side and is worth the effort with the murky sound.

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