Even with simple song structures and sparse instrumentation, his songs still sound rich and full of life. There's only one way to accomplish that If you're new to Will Oldham, start with 's "I See a Darkness" and work through chronologically to this one.
I assure you, if you can appreciate good music, it will be an enjoyable ride. I'm just going to go ahead and say it: I think this is in the running for the best lp Will has ever recorded. He somehow manages to incorporate the best elements of everything he has ever recorded--from 'Get On Jolly' to 'Days In The Wake' to 'Ease On Down The Road' a fairly representational spectrum of his sound --and does so with a smirk and a handshake.
Warm, intoxicating, and beautifully recorded, file this next to your other 49 favorite records of all time. NB: Trk. Most of the other "indie rock" luminaries from the early to mids are these days nowhere to be found or are putting out forgettable product heard any good Superchunk albums lately? Unlike his contemporaries, Will continues to release unique American music.
This record features duets, balladry, and, on several tracks, a very "live" feel. Excellent overall. If you want witty banter about how amazing this album is, go to pitchfork's review. I just had to add my 2 cents inorder to out weigh the jokers who gave it a 1-star.
It represents all that is good about music and should be studied in elementary school music classes as well as college conservatories. Will Oldham is my personal lord and savior. Need customer service?
Click here. I'll Be Glad 4. Keep Eye On Other's Gain 5. Lie Down In The Light 6. Missing One 7. So Everyone 8. What's Missing 9.
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It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Top reviews Most recent Top reviews. Top reviews from the United States. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Verified Purchase. So good. I'm new to this artist. Bought the record on a whim. God I'm lucky. This record moves me in ways very few artists have. Stark, earthy and redemptive. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Sell on Amazon Start a Selling Account. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. As it reaches its final refrain, a full choir joins Oldham for a few short, sweet chords that serve as a sort of benediction. Coming at the end of an album full of moral, romantic, and sexual gray areas, those closing notes sound genuinely redemptive-- not just a preordained conclusion, but a powerful and hard-won finale.
If Lie Down in the Light sounds like the distillation of the themes and sounds Oldham has been tinkering with throughout his career, the result, as he sings on "Easy Does It", is "good earthly music singing into my head. Skip to content Search query All Results.Oct 25, · 11 videos Play all Lie Down in the Light - Bonnie Prince Billy Jason Nealon Bonnie Prince Billy - Ebb Tide sub español - Duration: Nicolás François 13, views.