Master and Everyone

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Master and Everyone
Master and Everyone.jpg
Studio album by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Released January 28, 2003 (2003-01-28)
Genre Americana, contemporary folk
Length 34:09
Label Drag City
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy chronology
Ease Down the Road
(2001)Ease Down the Road2001
Master and Everyone
(2003)
Sings Greatest Palace Music
(2004)Sings Greatest Palace Music2004
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 83/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly A−[3]
The Guardian 5/5 stars[4]
NME 9/10[5]
Pitchfork 6.0/10[6]
Q 4/5 stars[7]
Uncut 5/5 stars[8]

Master and Everyone is the eighth studio album by American musician Will Oldham, and the third under his moniker Bonnie 'Prince' Billy. It was released on January 28, 2003 on Drag City. NME named it the 37th best album of 2003.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Will Oldham.

No. Title Length
1. "The Way" 3:49
2. "Ain't You Wealthy, Ain't You Wise?" 4:12
3. "Master and Everyone" 2:35
4. "Wolf Among Wolves" 3:47
5. "Joy and Jubilee" 2:45
6. "Maundering" 3:05
7. "Lessons from What's Poor" 3:41
8. "Even If Love" 3:24
9. "Three Questions" 3:14
10. "Hard Life" 3:34

Personnel[edit]

  • Will Oldham
  • Paul Oldham
  • Tony Crow – keyboards
  • William Tyler – guitar
  • Matt Swanson – tambourine
  • Gary Lee Tussing – cello
  • Marty Slayson – vocals
  • John Kelton – whistle

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[10] 48
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[11] 49

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Master And Everyone by Bonnie "Prince" Billy". Metacritic. Retrieved April 15, 2017. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Master and Everyone – Bonnie "Prince" Billy". AllMusic. Retrieved April 15, 2017. 
  3. ^ Brunner, Rob (February 14, 2003). "Master and Everyone". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 15, 2017. 
  4. ^ Peschek, David (January 16, 2003). "Bonnie 'Prince' Billy: Master and Everyone". The Guardian. Retrieved April 15, 2017. 
  5. ^ Robinson, John (February 4, 2003). "Bonnie 'Prince' Billy : Master And Everyone". NME. Archived from the original on March 24, 2009. Retrieved June 15, 2017. 
  6. ^ Sirota, Brent S. (January 16, 2003). "Bonnie "Prince" Billy: Master and Everyone". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 15, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Bonnie 'Prince' Billy: Master and Everyone". Q (199): 96. February 2003. 
  8. ^ "Palace In Wonderland". Uncut (69): 74–75. February 2003. Retrieved June 15, 2017. 
  9. ^ "A decade in music – 50 best albums of 2003". NME. November 25, 2009. Retrieved April 15, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Bonnie Prince Billy". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 16, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Bonnie "Prince" Billy – Chart history – Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 15, 2017. 

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