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I See a Darkness (1999)

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
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Indie rock, Folk music

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I See a Darkness is an album by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy. It is Will Oldham's sixth album, and the first on which he used his Bonnie 'Prince' Billy moniker. The album was released in 1999 on Palace Records. The album also features Bob Arellano, Colin Gagon, Paul Oldham, and Peter Townsend.
Johnny Cash recorded the title track on his album in 2000. American III: Solitary Man. Oldham provided background vocals for Cash's version. Steve Adey also covered the title track on his 2006 LP All Things Real.
The album has been listed as a Best of several times in several publications:

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3:58 Nomadic Revery (All Around)
4:49 I See a Darkness
3:10 Another Day Full of Dread
4:31 Death to Everyone
2:17 Knockturne
2:31 Madeleine-Mary
3:23 Song for the New Breed
3:52 Today I Was an Evil One
3:45 Black
1:52 Raining in Darling
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Blues-styled testaments on life and the world's shortcomings from a former Palace brother.