The Letting Go

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Letting Go
Critic Score
Based on 14 reviews
2006 Ratings: #39 / 687
User Score
Based on 24 ratings
September 19, 2006 / Release Date
LP / Format
Drag City / Label
Folk / Genres
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Much like his collaboration with Matt Sweeny, The Letting Go sees Bonnie "Prince" Billy assisted by the performances surrounding him. On this occasion, Oldham is joined by vocalist Dawn McCarthy who provides an entirely different collaboration than the guitar work and vocal harmonies that Sweeny supplied. The Letting Go sees Oldham's voice frequently coalescing with the swirling and ethereal singing of McCarthy, whether that be directly along with Oldham's words or as a soft layer ... read more
Tom Simmons
Fav Tracks: Lay And Love, Cursed Sleep, Love Comes To Me, I Called You Back, Then The Letting Go, Strange Form Of Life, Big Friday
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Track List

  1. Love Comes to Me
  2. Strange Form of Life
  3. Wai
  4. Cursed Sleep
  5. No Bad News
  6. Cold & Wet
  7. Big Friday
  8. Lay and Love
  9. The Seedling
  10. Then the Letting Go
  11. God's Small Song
  12. I Called You Back
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