There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You

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There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You
Thereisnoonewhatwilltakecareofyou albumcover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 7, 1993 (1993-06-07)
Length42:56
LabelDrag City
Will Oldham / Palace chronology
There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You
(1993)
Days in the Wake
(1994)

There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You is the debut studio album by Will Oldham. It was released under the moniker Palace Brothers on Drag City in 1993. Oldham is accompanied on the album by several members of Louisville rock band Slint.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars[2]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 stars[3]
The Guardian5/5 stars[4]
The Philadelphia Inquirer3/4 stars[5]
Q4/5 stars[6]
Select4/5[7]
Spin Alternative Record Guide7/10[8]
Uncut5/5 stars[9]

The album was included in Mojo magazine's book The Mojo Collection: The Greatest Albums of All Time (2001).[10]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Will Oldham, except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Idle Hands Are the Devil's Playthings"2:06
2."Long Before"6:12
3."I Tried to Stay Healthy for You"3:30
4."The Cellar Song"3:51
5."(I Was Drunk at the) Pulpit"3:51
6."There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You"2:55
7."O Lord Are You in Need?"2:58
8."Merida"3:38
9."King Me"3:49
10."I Had a Good Mother and Father" (Washington Phillips)2:54
11."Riding"4:23
12."O Paul"2:49

Personnel[edit]

  • Grant Barger – organ, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, background vocals
  • Todd Brashear – lap steel guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, shakers, harmonies
  • Paul Greenlaw – banjo, additional vocals
  • Brian McMahan – electric guitar, bass guitar, drums
  • Britt Walford – electric guitar, bass guitar, drums
  • Will Oldham – vocals, guitar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deming, Mark. "There Is No-one What Will Take Care of You – The Palace Brothers". AllMusic. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  2. ^ Rothschild, David (September 30, 1993). "Palace Brothers: There Is No One What Will Take Care of You (Drag City)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th concise ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-85712-595-8.
  4. ^ Petridis, Alexis (March 23, 2001). "Psychedelic dropouts". The Guardian. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  5. ^ Cristiano, Nick (September 19, 1993). "Palace Brothers: There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You (Drag City)". The Philadelphia Inquirer.
  6. ^ "Palace Brothers: There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You". Q (176): 133–34. May 2001.
  7. ^ Perry, Andrew (September 1993). "Palace Brothers: There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You (Big Cat)". Select (39): 88.
  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.
  10. ^ Irvin, Jim; McLear, Colin (2003). The Mojo Collection: The Ultimate Music Companion (3rd ed.). Canongate. p. 585. ISBN 1-84195-438-1.

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