A striking, often incomparable songwriter, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy has a rare magnetism.
Last year’s ‘Singer’s Grave A Sea Of Tongues’ full length was another triumph, a work of quite graceful emotion.
Viewed as the personal B-side to album cut ‘Mindlessness’, ‘Blindlessness’ has now received some hypnotic visuals. The clip was directed by Kyle Armstrong, whose 2012 short film ‘Magnetic Reconnection’ was actually narrated by Will Oldham.
The songwriter is shown strapped to a chair, blindfolded. It’s oddly unsettling, with Armstrong using film effects to create a blurred, hallucinogenic feel.
Check it out now.