Bonnie Prince Billy performing a Susanna Wallumrød song “Wild is the will”.
Digital release of this single is available from Drag City.

“During the making of the WOLF OF THE COSMOS record, Will Oldham was immersed in Susanna‘s music.  Brian Strumke of Stillwater Artisanal Ales asked  Oldham if he was down for another collaboration (the previous one got Bonny and Louisville jammers Watter together for a demonic dirge “The Devil is People”).  They started talking Norway, and fortitude, and mysticism; then they retreated to their respective corners to roll up their sleeves and do their own dirty worx.  Oldham found Susanna’s original for “Wild is the Will” on her FLOWER OF EVIL record.  The ensemble from WOLF OF THE COSMOS (Emmett KellyCheyenne Mize and Chris Rodahaffer) was reassembled. Joining them were two proper Norsemen, Frode Haltli and Vegar Vårdal  Stillwater will be releasing a beer of the same name. The beer is a rustic sour ale aged on cedar; it pairs excellently with horse meat. The artwork is a watercolor by close Bonny compatriot Oscar Lee Riley Parsons.  There is a wonderful video clip to accompany the music made by Ramin Eshraghi-Yazdicalled “A Baby Listens to Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy“”.

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