Matt Sweeney & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Blood Embrace (2005)

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Bonnie challenged Matt to write music to a series of song lyrics, and this collaboration was done over some months, and included live shows in London, New Orleans, Brooklyn, and Baltimore. The two retired to Paul Oldham’s Rove Studios to lay the songs down. They enlisted the help of drummer Peter Townsend, and vocalist Sue Schofield dropped in for a brief cameo. sample used in “Blood Embrace” is taken from the 1977 film Rolling Thunder.



[via Paul Newport in Bristol]

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