"Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror" by Jeffrey and Jack Lewis (VIDEO)
Watch the video for "Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror" by Jeffrey and Jack Lewis, No. 47 on our list of the 100 best NYC songs.
Wed Mar 7 2012
47. Jeffrey and Jack Lewis, "Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror" (2005)
In this track, local antifolk hero Jeffrey Lewis uses a Bonnie "Prince" Billy sighting on the L train as an excuse to obsessively dissect the petty insecurity that plagues aspirants in the Grand Prix of Brooklyn cool. If you can't relate even a wee bit to a characterization like "Hapless in our hipness/Crowded five to an apartment," consider yourself very, very lucky.