Covers of Will Oldham songs
Far from complete!
2018 2LP Beautiful Thing by Alexis Taylor contains a cover of (as extra track on the vinyl) 2/15 Domino WIGLP403 2017 10" A King At Night, The Songs Of Bonnie Prince Billy by Ciaran Lavery contains covers of New Partner Horses Bad Man Beast For Thee You Will Miss Me When I Burn (refrain) Believe Recordings BLVRECUK116V 2017 7" Ploegsteert / Min Tempel by Het Zesde Metaal contains a cover of A King At Night translated into West Flemish Min Tempel Unday Records UNDAY061SIN 2017 2LP/CD Los Ángeles by Rosalía contains a cover of I See A Darkness Universal 0602557392593 2016 CD Shuffle Play by Northern Lite contains a cover of I See A Darkness Una Music UNA019 2016 MC Canciones De Otras Bandas by Klam contains a cover of Riding Land Animal Tapes AAA006 2015 12"/CD Donkey by Brume contains a cover of Even If Love DHU Records DHU002 2014 MC The Covers Tape by Witching Waves contains a cover of I Gave You self-released 2013 single I See a Darkness / Des ollaletzte Liad (Live at Ö1 Kulturzelt Donauinselfest) by Der Nino Aus Wien contains a cover of I See A Darkness 2013 LP/MC There Is No One - Louisville Is For Lovers Tribute To Palace Brothers The whole Palace Brothers album is covered front to back The Gallery Singers At The Electric Church Of The Tambourine Idle Hands Are The Devil's Playthings Plastic Bubble Long Before Brick Pitino I Tried To Stay Healthy For You Cheyenne Mize The Cellar Song Wax Fang (I Was Drunk At The) Pulpit The Deloreans There Is No-One What Will Take Care Of You Ben Mundane Oh Lord Are You In Need? Tender Mercy Merida Lydia Burrell King Me Black Birds Of Paradise I Had A Good Mother And Father Second Story Man Riding Bonnie 'Prince' Billy' with Natalie Bajandas O Paul Louisville Is For Lovers 2013 download We Won't Make It by The Gallery Singers At The Electric Church Of The Tambourine contains covers of Idle Hands Are The Devil's Playthings Ohio River Boat Song Drinking Woman Louisville Is For Lovers 2013 LP/CD Outside by CFCF contains a cover of Strange Form Of Life Paper Bag Records PAPER076LP Dummy Records DMYCD03 2012 12"EP Anonymous Choir by Anonymous Choir contains a cover of I Am Goodbye Nero's Neptune NN017 2012 CD PP by Claire Birchall contains a cover of Riding Night Owl Records NOR 003 2012 CD Live At Lincoln Hall by Mark Kozelek contains a cover of New Partner Caldo Verde Records 2012 CD Fields of Corn by Bob Corn & Matteo Uggeri contains a cover of A Minor Place (by Bob Corn) Fooltribe Grey Sparkle Boring Machines Under My Bed 2012 download compilation, Weekly Magic Tape #66 has Paradise Animals with a cover of Wolf Among Wolves Magic WMT66 2012 CDR Covered In Leaves by Arbouretum contains a cover of Four Screams tour cd 2012 2012 download For Tomorrow EP by Richard Haswell contains a cover of New Partner 2011 CD Songs Of Winter And Christmas EP by F&M contains a cover of Christmastime In The Mountains 2011 download Run For Covers by Heidi Mortenson contains a cover of Raining In Darling NOS02 2010 CD Wat Ik Zeker Weet by Claudia de Breij contains a song that uses the music of Lay & Love on her own lyrics Nergens Liever Breijwerk B.V. BW2010001 2010 7" Imperial Anthems No. 3 by Regurgitate Vs. Atrocity contains Atrocity doing a cover of I See A Darkness Cyclone Empire ANTHEM 003 2009 CD Avalanche Records Alternative Christmas compilation has The Savings and Loans with a cover of Christmastime In The Mountains 2009 CD/LP Broken by Soulsavers contains a cover of You Will Miss Me When I Burn V2 VVR710895 2009 CD Find Me, Ruben Olivares Live In Spain by Mark Kozelek contains a cover of New Partner Caldo Verde CV PRO2 2008 LP The Finally LP by Mark Kozelek contains a cover of New Partner Caldo Verde CV007 2008 MP3 An American Scream by The Dones contains a cover of Death To Everyone 2008 CD The Risk Of Burns Exists compilation, has Gustav with a cover of Hard Life Rhiz Records K06R04 2008 LP/CD Flower Of Evil, by Susanna contains a cover of Joy And Jubilee Rune Grammofon RLP 3080 (the album also contains two songs on which Will Oldham sings along) Rune Grammofon RCD 2080 2008 CD s/t, by Sons of Noel And Adrian contains a cover of Lessons From What's Poor Shelsmusic SHELS009 2008 CD Heart Of The Sun, by Pantaleimon contains a cover of Even If Love Durtro Jnana 008 2008 MP3 Fingertipsy (Concussion Strap) blog contains Redemption Thong doing a cover of The Weaker Soldier 2008 CD Dark They Were & Golden Eyed, by Naomi Bedford contains a cover of Riding self released 2007 CD Aan De Arbeid by Yevgueni contains a cover of I See A Darkness (translated in Dutch as "Zo Donker") Petrol Music 0783086 2007 CDS Greetings, Salutations, Goodbye, by Piney Gir Country Roadshow contains a cover of Ease Down The Road Truck Records TPARK017CD 2007 CD The Bairns, by Rachel Unthank and the Winterset contains a cover of A Minor Place EMI/Rabble Rouser 5099950438020 2007 CD/2LP A Thousand Miles Behind, by David Gray contains a cover of One With The Birds IHT Records ihtcd05 IHT Records IHTLP1503 2007 CD One Of You For Me, by Holly Throsby contains a cover of Three Questions Spunk Records URA222 2007 EP The Bored Love EP, by The Lesser Birds Of Paradise contains a cover of Take However Long You Want (for download only) 2007 CD Bee Stings, by BMX Bandits contains a cover of After I Made Love To You P-Vine PCD-23910 2007 7" Alone In The Makeout Room, by The Broken Family Band contains a cover of I Send My Love To You Track & Field lane26 2007 LP/CD Entrance To The Exit, by Blacken The Black contains a cover of Death To Everyone Echokammer 043 2006 MP3 The CMG Fantasy Podcast, Vol. 1 contains a cover by Benoit Pioluard The Seedling Curated by The CMG Staff 2006 CD This Gift Buys Our Gift by F&M contains a cover of Christmastime In The Mountains Shameless Records Canada 2006 CD To The Night Sky, by Cadaverous Condition contains a cover of Black Oak Knoll Productions OKP 015 2006 CDR Magical, Beautiful, by Magical, Beautiful contains a cover of I Send My Love To You I Hear A New World Records IHANW01 (a remix version is available as mp3 on the label's site) 2006 CDR Live At Forest Cafe, Edinburgh, 02/06/06 by Rhubarb contains a cover of I See A Darkness 2006 Sister by Sick To The Back Teeth contains an instrumental cover of Riding 2006 CD Trust Me, by Trost contains a cover of Black The song Filled With Tears has the lyrics from Madeleine-Mary Four Records FOR 82876821372 Bronzerat Records BR12LP (re-release in 2008) 2006 CD I Am A Cold Rock. I Am Dull Grass. A Tribute To Will Oldham compilation contains This single disc version contains six new songs and loses three songs Mark Kozelek - New Partner Moyra Mc Bride and Maxon Blewitt - Disorder The Strugglers - Riding Boy Omega - A Suckers Evening Jolie Holland - I Was Drunk At The Pulpit The Impossible Shapes - Rider Calexico - I Send My Love To You Pinetop Seven - A Minor Place Elephant Micah - Ohio River Boat Song Sodastream - Southside Of The World Pink Nasty - May It Always Be The Court And Spark - The Sun Highlights The Light In Each Iron And Wine - We All, Us Three, Will Ride Racingpaperplanes - Careless Love Viking Moses - When Thy Song Flows Through Me Rivulets - You Will Miss Me When I Burn Unbunny - For The Mekons Et Al Scout Niblett - Trudy Dies Tract Records TR016 2006 CDR Kreuzberg Cafe, by Andre Herman Düne and Clemence Freschard contains covers of Stablemate I See A Darkness You Will Miss Me When I Burn Radbab Records 200? MP3 99 Problems by Redemption Thong contains a cover of Arise, Therefore (club mix) 2005 CDR You Are The Pride Of Your Street, by Seekers Who Are Lovers contains a cover of Hard Life It's A Hard Life Soundsister Records SSRCDR 07 Soundsister Records SSRCD 04 (re-release on CD in 2006) The track is also released on Music MX, a Imeca Music compilation, in 2005 2005 CD Positive Karaoke With A Gun, by Experience contains a cover of I See A Darkness (as Sombre) EXP Records / Boxson BOXEXP01 2005 CD All Things Real, by Steve Adey contains a cover of I See A Darkness Grand Harmonium Records PLAYCD0013/GHCD01 2004 3LP Live In Copenhagen, by Mt. Eerie contains a cover of I Will Be Good (live May 2003) Burnt Toast Vinyl/Washington Inc. BTV063/WR003 2004 CDR Yeah!, by Fincherboy contains a cover of Black Parapop pop003 (1st edition limited to 50 handmade copies) 2004 CD Personalized, by The Channel contains a cover of Black C-Side Records CSR002 2004 2CD I Am A Cold Rock. I Am Dull Grass. A Tribute To The Music Of Will Oldham compilation contains Moyra Mc Bride and Maxon Blewitt - Disorder The Strugglers - Riding Calexico - I Send My Love To You Boy Omega - A Suckers Evening Pink Nasty - May It Always Be Pinetop Seven - A Minor Place Adrian Crowley - West Palm Beach Sodastream - Southside Of The World Pale Horse And Rider - Work Hard / Play Hard Iron And Wine - We All, Us Three, Will Ride The Impossible Shapes - Rider Rivulets - You Will Miss Me When I Burn Sorry About Dresden - All Gone, All Gone Racingpaperplanes - Careless Love Scout Niblett - Trudy Dies CD2 (included in the first 500 copies) Jeffrey Luck Lucas - Agnes, Queen Of Sorrow Saint Aldrijn - Werners Last Blues To Blokbuster Christian Kiefer - Viva Ultra Patrik Torsson - The Gator Joel Martin - Wolf Among Wolves Thistleblossom - Allowance Tiger Saw - Hard Life Diana Darby - Valentines Day Last Harbour - Old Jerusalem The Prayers And Tears Of Arthur Digby Sellers - Raining In Darling The Channel - Black Celestine - O Let It Be Above The Orange Trees - Tonight's Decision (And Hereafter) Molasses - We All, Us Three, Will Ride Hudson Bell - Kid Of Harith Tract Records TR016 2004 MP3 album Querencia, by Querencia contains a cover of At Break Of Day 2004 CDS Spitting Games, by Snow Patrol contains a cover of New Partner (BBC 1 Steve Lamacq show 2002) Polydor 986 712-6, Fiction Records 986 712-6 2004 CD When The Train Left The Station, by Derek DePrator and The Atomic Crash contains a cover of Idle Hands Are The Devil's Playthings Handsome Productions 2004 12" Mixed Bizness - The Munich Mash Up Issue compilation has Acid Pauli remixing the Johnny Cash cover of I See A Dark(er)ness Gema Gema05 2004 7" Poor Little Thing, by The Broken Family Band contains a cover of I Send My Love To You Harvest Time Recordings HTR004 2004 CDS Truck On (CD1), by Simple Kid contains a cover of I See A Darkness 2M Recordings 2M007CD1 2004 MP3 album Someone Else's Song by No Through Road contains a cover of I Send My Love To You http://nothroughroad.com/covers.html 2003 CD Duets by Paul Curreri and Devon Sproule contains a cover of Hard Life 2003 MC Come On Die Young/Theath split cassette contains covers of Grand Dark Feeling Of Emptiness (listed as Dark Feelings Are Grand) Raining In Darling (listed as Its Raining My Darling) Tract Records TR018 2003 7" Live At Budokan, by By Coastal Cafe contains a cover of I Am A Cinematographer Kitchensounds Recipe3 2002 CDS A Klausener Xmas, by Drei Eichel Musik contains a cover of New Partner Kelp Records kp030 2002 CDS New Partner, by Lincoln contains a cover of New Partner Narwhal Recordings NAR013CD 2002 CD s/t, by Smokewagon contains a cover of I See A Darkness 2002 CD Look Of Joy, by Veranda Music contains a cover of Riding IxIxeS Records XXS19 (the title of the album comes from the lyrics of Riding) 2002 CD Breadcrumb Trail, by The Frames contains covers of Ohio River Boat Song New Partner Plateau Records plateau005cd 2002 3CD 3 promo CD's handed out to every visitor of the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival. ATP Disc One contains Place Called Space doing a cover of A Minor Place no cat. # 2001 CDR It's All About Scenery (live CDR), by M Iafrate contains a cover of I See A Darkness Cole Slaw Recordings CS-30 2001 CDS Tonight's Music, by Katatonia contains a cover of O How I Enjoy The Light Peaceville CD VilleS 113 2001 CD Dean Quixote OST, compilation contains Spink doing a cover of New Partner Spin Art spart99 (also released on their Freeep EP) 2001 7" Calexico / The Frames, The Frames doing a cover of New Partner Volta Sounds volt 03 (in 2003 released on their The Roads Outgrown CD on Overcoat) 2000 CD What Are You Buying Me For Christmas?, compilation contains Blue Afternoon doing a cover of Christmastime In The Mountains 1,2,3 indiezinhos records HAU-002 2000 CDEP Christmas Songs, by Bellweather contains a cover (hidden track) of Christmastime In The Mountains Pretty Horses PREHOR 001 2000 LP/CD American III: Solitary Man, by Johnny Cash contains a cover of I See A Darkness (with Will on backing vocals) American 500986 2 2000 7" Me?, by By Coastal Cafe contains a cover of I Am A Cinematographer Pickled Egg 16 2000 CD Bright Eyes, by B'ehl contains a cover of New Partner Quattro Disc QUATTRO-015 (Japan) 1999 CDs La Purge, by Tue-Loup contains a cover of Christmastime In The Mountains PIAS Recordings PIASF 020 CDS (radio promo) PIAS Recordings PIASF 022 CDS (free give away promo called "4 Titres Inédit") 1999 CDs Under The Stars, by Scram C Baby contains a cover of Christmastime In The Mountains Excelsior Excel 96035 1999 CD self titled album, by King Me contains a cover of I See A Darkness King Me Records 1998 7" free at Flygirl magazine #7 has Lou Barlow doing a cover of Riding Blue Bunny Records 1998 CD self titled album by A.Krohn & Two Horsemen contains a cover of Ohio River Boat Song Moloko Plus 017 1998 CD Silent House, by Vera Coomans contains covers of A Sucker's Evening Trudy Dies Pink Records TOE 980804 1996 CD The Whistle Only Dogs Can Hear, by Kelly Hogan contains a cover of King Me Long Play Records LP36 1996 CD Trust Your Body, by Salt Licks contains a cover of Turkey Vulture Mad Entropic MEC-SL4 1996 7"/CDs Beauty Of The Ride, by Sebadoh contains a cover of Riding (from Peel Session 08/05/93) City Slang, EFA04978-2 Domino Rug 47CD 1995 MC/CD Mangerman Christmas Compilation contains Boyracer doing a cover of Christmastime In The Mountains Mobstar 007 1995 CD To The Land Of Milk And Honey, by Sally Timms, contains "No More Rides", according to the liner notes of the "Every Mother's Son" 7", this song is specially written for this album. Scout Recordings SR 1002
Covers of Will Oldham songs performed live
I Send My Love To You - Done by Edith Frost in her early live shows. New Partner - Done by dEUS members Tom Barman & Craig Ward 23/08/97 offstage on the Lowlands Festival in Dronten, Holland and during their gigs in November '97. You Will Miss Me When I Burn - Played live by the Belgium band dEUS on their 1997 tour, Tom Barman (singer of dEUS) plays it 19/05/97 offstage on the Pinkpop Festival in Landgraaf, Holland. New Partner - Dublin band The Frames end with this song almost every show in 1999. Christmastime In The Mountains - Played live by The Frames, early September 1999. They worked it in one of their own songs called "Star Star". Ohio River Boat Song - Also done live by The Frames in 1999. Riding & The Brute Choir - played live by Knotworking, 30/12/99 New York City, Elbow Room. A Minor Place - played live by Ewan Burke, spring 2000 in his "coffeehouse set". Ohio River Boat Song - played live by Mike Merz & the Can o' Worms for their World-Wide Request Show in Minneapolis, July 2000. New Partner - played by King Me for Czech radio, 14/09/00 Prague. Gulf Shores - played by Tom Barman on his solo shows summer 2000. I See A Darkness - played by Stef Kamil Carlens on a Jeff Buckley tribute, 21/09/00 Rotterdam, Nighttown. I Am A Cinematographer - played by Ewan Burke, autumn 2000. I See A Darkness - played by D-Minor on various places in Holland from June to October 2001. A King At Night - played by Marianne Faithful on her summer 2002 tour. Trudy Dies - played by the West Marginals in Seattle in 2002. You Will Miss Me When I Burn - played live by Idlewild autumn 2002. Just To See My Holly Home - played by Zwan in Chicago October 21, 2002 (Matt Sweeney on guitar and vocals) I Will Be Good - played by Mount Eerie 04/05/03 Huset's in Copenhagen. In Okayama, Japan a festival was organised on May 6, 2003 with bands playing Will Oldham songs. New Partner - Pfaff used a few lines in their song Bruce Springsteen on the Motel Mozaique Festival 2003. I See A Darkness - played by Zita Swoon on their tour in 2003. A Minor Place - played by Jolie Holland 17/08/03 in San Francisco and at her May/June 2004 tour. Wolf Among Wolves - played by Cat Power 05/10/03 at the Shortlist Concert in Los Angeles, Wiltern Theatre. (I Was Drunk At The) Pulpit - played by Jolie Holland at her May/June 2004 tour. One With The Birds - played by Jolie Holland at her May/June 2004 tour. The Spider's Dude Is Often There - played by Jolie Holland at her September/October 2004 tour. A Minor Place - given new words by Lee Ann Brown through her "Words Of Love" poem, June 2004. O Paul - recorded by Hinkley in 2004. Meaulnes - recorded by Hinkley in 2004. No More Workhorse Blues - recorded by Pedro Leite in 2004. There Is No-One What Will Take Care Of You - recorded by Zach Holbrook in 2004. New Partner - is recorded by Doveman I See A Darkness & New Partner - played live by Trevett McCandliss at Matchless in Greenpoint Brooklyn in 2005 & 2006. 20/02/2007 Atlantis in Alkmaar organised "a suckers evening"; a Will Oldham cover night. No More Workhorse Blues - played live by The Olympic Symphonium in 2007 The Way - The Shivers use a part of the lyrics in their live song The Road at least in 2008. Easy Does It - played live by The Olympic Symphonium in 2008 I See A Darkness, A Minor Place, Ohio River Boat Song, West Palm Beach - played live through the years 2002 - 2009 by Bob Corn. He always forgets his decision to not play Will Oldham songs anymore. Which is good. Disorder, Another Day Full Of Dread, Christmastime In The Mountains - played live by Stef Kamil Carlens in 2008 & 2009. Raining In Darling - played live by de mannenbroeders in 2009. A Sucker's Evening - played live by The Dones in 2009. I See A Darkness - played live by Rob Klerkx in 2009 and at Onderinvloed.com. I See A Darkness - played live by Green Cullet in 2012. Old Jerusalem, Raining In Darling - played live by Broeder Dieleman December the 1st 2012 at a Dwars Sessie The complete HOPE EP is reimagined live on stage of the Empress Ale House in Whyte Ave by F&M on November 10 2018
1997 Wool And Splendor: Tribute To Palace. Covers by Will fans. Info.
1999 Stable Songs: A Will Oldham Fan Tribute compilation, more covers by fans of Will. Info.
2001 Wool And Splendor # II: Another cover compilation by fans. Info.
2001 A Tribute To Will Oldham In Japan. Again covers, now by Japanese fans. Info.
2003 Into The Forest: A Will Oldham Fan Tribute, it has grown into a 2CD. Info.
Songs that mention Will Oldham
1998 CD It Doesn't Make Sense by Readymade contains the song "No Deadline" which has the following line: "I'm a drinker but I'm a thinker palace-brothers hereïs to you" 1998 CD Above The Lisa Drugstore by Gore Slut contains the song "Stumble(2)" which has the following line: "She thinks Will Oldham sings like a goat She has seen his picture and he looks chubby" 1999 CD For Madmen Only by Waxwing contains the song "Keep This Up" which has the following lines: "Laying on the grass in California I keep warm beer and sleeping bags for comfort Strangely it's embodied by Palace Brothers When they sing about horses" 2001 CD Trouble Over Bridgewater by Half Man Half Biscuit contains the song "Emerging From Gorse" which has the following line: "We were just sitting listening to music, drinking tea, talking about the Palace Brothers, Bonnie Prince Billy, that kind of thing you know" 2001 CD Last Fair Deal Gone Down by Katatonia contains the song "Don't Tell A Soul" which has the following line: "I live for all this thing that I heard someone sing when you have no one no one can hurt you" 2001 CD Vespertine by Björk contains the song "Harm Of Will" which is allegedly about Will Oldham 2002 CD It's All About Love by Tim Oxley contains the song "House Husband" which has the following line: "Set the table if your able Ill put on a c.d., eggplant parmigianna and bonnie prince billy, take your shoes off and get comfy Ill pour you a glass of wine" 2005 CD The Art Star Sounds Compilation contains a Jeffrey Lewis song called "Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror" about meeting Will Oldham on the L-train. 2005 CD City & Eastern Songs by Jeffrey and Jack Lewis contains the same title in a different version. 2005 download The Possibilities Are Ending by Arctic Skies contains the song "Will Oldham's Winter Beard" an instrumental track 2006? Wet Nurse has a song called "Cleaner" which has the following line: "Bonnie Prince Billy gave her a child, I'm proud to call her my cleaner" 2006 CD San Francisco, CA by David Jaberi contains the song "Bonnie How" about how Bonnie writes the best and most songs 2007 CD Puzzle by Biffy Clyro contains the song "Saturday Superhouse" which has the following lines: "I'll be sitting on the left side You'll be sitting on the right Dying to share our problems Make everything alright Then I see a darkness You see the blinding light Will Oldham's in the corner moaning "Can't you write your own lines"" 2008 download This Is My Own Personal Way Of Dealing With It All by Superman Revenge Squad contains the song "Will Oldham Sang To Me" starts with the lines: "Will Oldham sang to me and he said "how can anyone think anything is permanent" but I'm warning you I think I'm gonna feel this way until I die" 2009 LP/CD Walzerkönig by Laokoongruppe contains the song "Walzerkönig" which has the following lines: "und ich spiel nicht für euch wenn ihr albert ayler nicht kennt und bei musik von alban berg und will oldham nicht flennt" 2010 download Goodnight Danii by Drew Danbury contains the song "Will Oldham" 2016 download Work Stories by talons' contains the song "Bonnie Billy" 2018 LP/CD Time Elastic by Laish contains the song "I Would Prefer Not To" which has the following lines: "Old Joy tells it well And Bonnie Prince is you"
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