Ease Down the Road

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Ease Down the Road
Easedowntheroad albumcover.jpg
Studio album by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Released March 19, 2001 (2001-03-19)
Length 44:02
Label Palace Records
Producer The Continental Op
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy chronology
I See a Darkness
(1999)
Ease Down the Road
(2001)
Master and Everyone
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club favorable[2]
Drowned in Sound 10/10[3]
NME 4.5/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork 7.9/10[5]
Uncut 8/10[6]

Ease Down the Road is a 2001 studio album by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy. It was released on Palace Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "May It Always Be" 4:04
2. "Careless Love" 2:06
3. "A King at Night" 4:29
4. "Just to See My Holly Home" 3:40
5. "At Break of Day" 4:16
6. "After I Made Love to You" 3:53
7. "Ease Down the Road" 3:06
8. "The Lion Lair" 6:01
9. "Mrs William" 3:03
10. "Sheep" 2:54
11. "Grand Dark Feeling of Emptiness" 3:23
12. "Rich Wife Full of Happiness" 3:07

Personnel[edit]

  • Todd Brashear – vocals, lap steel guitar
  • Matt Everett – violin
  • Mike Fellows – bass guitar
  • Paul Greenlaw – vocals, banjo
  • Catherine Irwin – vocals
  • Harmony Korine – vocals
  • Ned Oldham – vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Will Oldham – vocals, guitar, Nord Lead, percussion
  • David Pajo – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, Nord Lead, piano, percussion
  • Bryan Rich – guitar
  • Matt Sweeney – vocals, guitar, banjo
  • Jon Theodore – drums, percussion

John Peel Session[edit]

Domino Recording Company also released a UK limited edition 2-disc version of the album (Domino WIGCD89X). The bonus disc contains tracks taken from a BBC Peel Session first transmitted on March 16, 1999. The lineup includes Will Oldham, Mike Fellows, James Lo, and Matt Sweeney.

No. Title Length
1. "What's Wrong with a Zoo?" 4:29
2. "I Send My Love to You" 2:42
3. "Stablemate" 4:21

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, Nathan. "Ease Down the Road - Bonnie "Prince" Billy". AllMusic. Retrieved April 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ Phipps, Keith (March 19, 2001). "Bonnie "Prince" Billy: Ease Down The Road". The A.V. Club. Retrieved April 16, 2017. 
  3. ^ Tudor, Alexander (July 27, 2012). "Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Ease Down the Road; Master and Everyone; Greatest Palace Music (reissued)". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved April 16, 2017. 
  4. ^ Wirth, Jim. "Bonnie Prince Billy : Ease Down The Road". NME. Retrieved April 16, 2017. 
  5. ^ LeMay, Matt (March 31, 2001). "Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Ease Down the Road". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 16, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – reissues". Uncut. July 9, 2012. Retrieved April 16, 2017. 

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