Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Unveils New Album 'Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You'
Prepare to embark on a timeless musical adventure with Bonnie 'Prince' Billy as he unveils his latest album, 'Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You.' This album is a testament to the power of music, bringing people together and encouraging communal listening experiences. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy masterfully weaves together various musical genres, drawing from the depths of his artistry and the support of his friends, family, and community.
In the captivating track "Crazy Blue Bells," Bonnie 'Prince' Billy fearlessly confronts the harsh realities of the past, present, and future. He vividly describes the poignant image of his hand holding his mother's hand, while her hand guides his daughter's. These poignant lyrics are accompanied by Sara Louise Callaway's hauntingly beautiful violin, creating an enchanting atmosphere that fills the air with its ephemeral strokes. With a voice that resonates with the experiences of someone who has been through battles, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy leads a symphony of voices and strings, envisioning a brighter tomorrow. The album carries an inspirational message, reminding us that every voice and everything matters.
To experience the captivating sounds of "Crazy Blue Bells," you can listen to the track HERE, and watch the visually stunning accompanying video directed by Ray Tintori HERE. Reflecting on the collaboration, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy expresses his gratitude for the multi-generational, cross-disciplinary effort involved in creating the visual representation of "Crazy Blue Bells." He fondly recalls his long-standing connection with director Ray Tintori, highlighting the joy he experienced working with Tintori, producer Julia Simpson, and a talented consortium of creatives.
'Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You' is an album that presents itself in a simple yet resonant manner, inviting listeners to easily and happily sing along. However, it raises profound questions: Is it a family portrait or a fairy tale? How does it envision the creation and ultimate end of the world? Prepare to expand your perspective and delve into the depths of Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's musical masterpiece when the album releases on August 11th.
Mark your calendars and embark on this captivating musical journey, allowing 'Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You' to enthrall and inspire you with its timeless melodies and thought-provoking narratives.