Continuing their collaborative cover series, Bill Callahan and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy have recruited Ben Chasny a.k.a. Six Organs of Admittance for a cover of ‘Arise, Therefore’. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, real name Will Oldham, released the song under his Palace moniker in 1996, but the new version sees Callahan sing lead vocals. Take a listen below, and scroll down for the original.
Bill Callahan and Will Oldham have released a series of covers over the past few months, tackling songs by artists including Steely Dan, Yusuf / Cat Stevens, Dave Rich, Billie Eilish, Robert Wyatt, Lou Reed, Johnnie Frierson, and Air Supply. More recently, they enlisted Wand‘s Cory Hanson for a rendition of Michael Burton’s ‘Night Rider’s Lament’. Bill Callahan’s most recent album Gold Record included a reworking of one of his own tracks under the Smog moniker, ‘Let’s Move to the Country’.