Bonnie "Prince" Billy shares lyric video for album track "Squid Eye"

Bonnie "Prince" Billy shares lyric video for album track "Squid Eye"

When it's all looked back upon and counted, the moments may seem like few in this life that we're required to stand tall and shine out to the world before us. Yet they are legion. With "Squid Eye", from the now-out I Made a Place, Bonnie “Prince” Billy counts the ways, extolling the promise of a future once we're prepared to "take from the awful an awesome". Cascades of guitar, flute and sax herald this celebration of knowing and persevering, as strength is drawn from the sighting of the many and wondrous paths we're destined to follow through the world. 


But tell you this? The "Squid Eye" video, directed by Lori Felker, is a lyric video, wading through words and music with flashing images of Bonnie and his titular inspiration, allowing  YOUR eye to sight them in their many and varied natural habitats, over which the lyrics are superimposed - so read along, and you can draw your own conclusions about bravery, freedom, agency, heroism, knowledge, transformation and the weight of that ol' life well lived. Then start honing your karaoke version! 

"Squid Eye" in audio and visual forms is a spirited and colourful bop through the real stuff of existence, juxtaposing philosophic conundrums and heights of terror with acts of folly and childish abandon in the name of everyday survival. Confronting all these things, we become who we are. No one said it would be easy - but our Bonnie is here to help. Watch above and draw a copy of I Made A Place close to you for further listens. It's out now - hurry and get it into your mind, body and soul for the rest of time. When the grid finally goes down, you'll be glad you did.

Available Formats

LP
Buy Now

Bonnie "Prince" Billy I Made A Place

Album | 15th November 2019

I Made A Place is a 2019 release by Bonnie "Prince" Billy - his first album of Bonny originals since 2011's Wolfroy Goes To Town.

Tracklisting

  • 1New Memory Box
  • 2Dream Awhile
  • 3The Devil's Throat
  • 4Look Backward on Your Future, Look Forward to Your Past
  • 5I Have Made a Place
  • 6Squid Eye
  • 7You Know the One
  • 8This Is Far From Over
  • 9Nothing Is Busted
  • 10Mama Mama
  • 11The Glow Pt. 3
  • 12Thick Air
  • 13Building a Fire

Bonnie "Prince" Billy I Made A Place

Album | 15th November 2019

I Made A Place is a 2019 release by Bonnie "Prince" Billy - his first album of Bonny originals since 2011's Wolfroy Goes To Town.

Tracklisting

  • 1New Memory Box
  • 2Dream Awhile
  • 3The Devil's Throat
  • 4Look Backward on Your Future, Look Forward to Your Past
  • 5I Have Made a Place
  • 6Squid Eye
  • 7You Know the One
  • 8This Is Far From Over
  • 9Nothing Is Busted
  • 10Mama Mama
  • 11The Glow Pt. 3
  • 12Thick Air
  • 13Building a Fire
Buy Now