Days in the Wake

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Days in the Wake
Daysinthewake albumcover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 30, 1994 (1994-08-30)
LabelDrag City
Will Oldham / Palace chronology
There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You
Days in the Wake
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Days in the Wake is the second studio album by Will Oldham. It was released under the moniker Palace Brothers on Drag City in 1994. Original copies of the album were eponymous.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyA−[3]
Q4/5 stars[5]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[6]
Spin Alternative Record Guide8/10[8]
Uncut4/5 stars[9]

Mark Deming of AllMusic gave the album 4.5 out of 5 stars, saying, "Days in the Wake is the simplest work in the Palace canon, and among the very best."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Will Oldham.

1."You Will Miss Me When I Burn"3:18
3."Come a Little Dog"2:18
4."I Send My Love to You"2:16
6."No More Workhorse Blues"3:29
7."All Is Grace"1:34
8."Whither Thou Goest"2:02
9."(Thou Without) Partner"4:03
10."I Am a Cinematographer"2:36


  • Will Oldham – guitar, vocals
  • Ned Oldham – bass guitar, backing vocals (3)
  • Paul Oldham – percussion (3)


  1. ^ Nine, Jennifer (September 10, 1994). "Palace Brothers: Palace Brothers". Melody Maker: 39.
  2. ^ a b Deming, Mark. "Days in the Wake – The Palace Brothers". AllMusic. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  3. ^ Smith, Ethan (November 11, 1994). "Palace Brothers". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  4. ^ "Palace Brothers: Palace Brothers". NME: 55. September 3, 1994.
  5. ^ "Palace Brothers: Palace Brothers". Q (97): 124. October 1994.
  6. ^ O'Connor, Rob (February 9, 1995). "Palace Brothers: Palace Brothers / Palace Songs: Hope". Rolling Stone: 58–59.
  7. ^ Morrison, Dave (September 1994). "Palace Brothers: Palace Brothers". Select (51): 96.
  8. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig, eds. (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 0-679-75574-8.
  9. ^ Bonner, Michael (March 2012). "Palace: The Early Years". Uncut (178): 100.

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