Lie Down in the Light

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Lie Down in the Light
Lie Down in the Light (Front Cover).png
Studio album by
Released20 May 2008
GenreIndie folk, alternative country
Length45:39
LabelDrag City (US)
Palace
Domino (UK)
ProducerMark Nevers
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy chronology
Wai Notes
(2007)
Lie Down in the Light
(2008)
Beware
(2009)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic81/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The Independent(favorable)[3]
musicOMH4.5/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork8.7/10[5]
This Is Fake DIY8/10[6]

Lie Down in the Light is a 2008 studio album by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy', and his first full-length album of original songs since 2006's The Letting Go.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Will Oldham except where noted.

  1. "Easy Does It" – 3:53
  2. "You Remind Me of Something (The Glory Goes)" – 3:56
  3. "So Everyone" – 4:01
  4. "For Every Field There's a Mole" – 3:19
  5. "(Keep Eye On) Other's Gain" – 4:35
  6. "You Want That Picture" – 3:50
  7. "Missing One" – 2:47
  8. "What's Missing Is" – 4:27
  9. "Where Is the Puzzle?" – 3:50
  10. "Lie Down in the Light" – 4:09
  11. "Willow Trees Bend" – 4:08
  12. "I'll Be Glad" (Shannon Stephens) – 2:43

Personnel[edit]

Musicians

  • Shahzad Ismaily – percussion, banjo, piano, electric guitar, row of wrenches, laptoporgan
  • Emmett Kelly – guitar, harmony voice, recorder, shrooti box
  • Paul Oldham – bass
  • Ashley Webber – voice
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • Tony Crow – piano and organ
  • Glen Duncan – fiddle
  • Pete Finney – pedal steel
  • Ben Martin – percussion
  • Dennis Solee – clarinet
  • Rod Fletcher, John Ryles, Marty Slayton - voices

Production

  • Recorded by Mark Nevers
  • "(Keep Eye On) Other's Gain" mixed by Paul Oldham
  • Mastered by Scott Colburn
  • Cover drawing by Joanne Oldham depicting Jacob Wrestling with the Angel[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lie Down In The Light by Bonnie "Prince" Billy". Metacritic. Retrieved October 2, 2016.
  2. ^ Lie Down in the Light at AllMusic
  3. ^ The Independent review
  4. ^ review Archived 2008-05-24 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Pitchfork review
  6. ^ This is Fake DIY review
  7. ^ Alan Licht (Ed.) (2012), Will Oldham on Bonnie 'Prince' Billy. Faber and Faber Ltd., London, pp. 288-9. ISBN 978-0-571-25814-7.