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Monday, February 28 2011

"In a Different Place Now": An Interview with Lucinda Williams

In her first ever interview with PopMatters, Lucinda Williams explains how her latest album, Blessed, was shaped by the dueling forces of love and death.


Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.


Wednesday, December 17 2008

The Best Americana Music of 2008

It did seem -- perhaps because of the genre's traditional real-world concerns -- like a lot of the year's best Americana releases sensed the storm clouds gathering.


Thursday, December 13 2007

The Best Pop-Country of 2007

Purists may turn up their noses at pop-country, but it produced more top-shelf music this past year than the stricter formal traditions on which it draws.


Wednesday, December 12 2007

The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2007

What unites these artists is an individual presence -- a voice -- that is powerful enough to carry an entire album without retreating to the cozy confines of a band.


Reviews

Thursday, January 16 2014

Lucinda Williams: Lucinda Williams (25th Anniversary Release)

A truly great album, out of print for a decade, is back, tracing the emergence of a brilliant songwriter.


Sunday, February 27 2011

Lucinda Williams: Blessed

Blessed, like all of Williams’ best efforts, finds the blessings within the blues.


Monday, October 13 2008

Lucinda Williams: Little Honey

Finally, Lucinda is in love. Is that a good thing?


Monday, July 7 2008

Lucinda Williams

Judging by this concert, Williams seems to have emerged unscathed from the demons that used to torment her. She sang with an easygoing grace. The edginess that once made her concerts dangerous was no longer present. It was clear Williams was having a good time and enjoyed performing to an appreciative audience.


Sunday, October 14 2007

Lucinda Williams - Austin City Limits Taping

When Lucinda Williams declares "This is one of those times we [can] all get together regardless of politics" all possible complaints wither away.


Blogs

Wednesday, July 27 2011

Tracks They'll Be Talking About: 5 Divisive Songs on Great Albums

Bon Iver's "Beth/Rest" is just the latest song that beguiles as many fans as it detracts.


News

Monday, February 21 2011

Lucinda Williams rediscovers the joys of singing alone

You know how it goes. You bring your new spouse to your parents' hometown. You're feeling happy. You want to make a good impression. And,


Monday, October 13 2008

With ‘Honey,' life is sweet for Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams isn't exactly sure what's going on, but she knows it's good. Night after night, she's watching her fans go crazy for her latest


Monday, July 23 2007

Lucinda Williams explores, but not all fans go with her out 'West'

On her latest disc, Lucinda Williams decided to branch out from the blend of country, folk and rock that since the 1980s has made her


Monday, February 5 2007

Lucinda Williams' life fuels her new CD

Most musicians would sooner give you their house keys and credit card numbers than talk about their private lives. Lucinda Williams talks about little else.


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