Sometimes you don’t need to have posh appearance or make millions to be called a genius. Walking this path, Bonnie “Prince” Billy is already there, sitting on the top of The Genius Mountain. Because being genius is making complex simple. Just like in every song of his.
Following a September release of Singer’s Grave a Sea of Tongues LP and performing at both North American and European festivals, the songwriter has revealed a video for a b-side of his album single “Mindlessness.” Ironically, called “Blindlessness.”
A few notes, a little light, blindfolded and vulnerable, and here you go – a brilliant minimalistic blues/folk tune, as simple as that. A little dog barking at the background of the song and strolling in the clip; soulful back vocals add the ethnic motives and give the feeling of brotherhood atmosphere. Watch for yourself.