Songs of Love and Horror

WILL OLDHAM

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Collecting various strands of the musical world of Will Oldham, this compilation features new recordings of songs going back 25 years, and is only available on color vinyl here.
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Record icon Color Clear With Blue Hi Melt
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Release Type New Release
Jacket Style Tip On
Label Drag City
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1LP
Format
12
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Vinyl Size
33 1/3
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2018
Original Release Year
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Songs of Love and Horror is a rare entry in the oeuvre of Will Oldham: a Will Oldham album, with the writer taking a turn as singer. As befits the nature of this project, the songs are sung and played by Will alone, in a setting enjoyed by fans of his music — that of one voice and one guitar, the better to savor the spare changes and starkly-cut lyrics, operating in quiet tension and ultimate collaboration. Will brings to the songs all that he has learned from his stagecrafting fellows over the years, singing new versions that quiver like fresh young things in the air of today.
Starting with such classics as “Ohio River Boat Song,” “I See A Darkness,” and “The Way,” the sequence wanders into deeper cuts, and before it is over, Will is singing other kinds of “greatest hits” — Richard an...

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