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Bonnie "Prince" Billy - "Black Captain" (Live Video)

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"Black Captain" is arguably the best song on Bonnie "Prince" Billy's (aka Will Oldham) quietly great 2011 LP, Wolfroy Goes to Town, and now he has performed a live version with some new lyrics in its final third dedicated to Peter Wilcox, the captain of the Greenpeace ship that was seized in Russia. Oldham plays the song with finesse, which sounds lovely next to the babbling water.

View it above, and go revisit Wolfroy Goes to Town via Drag City. It's still pretty!