Archive for the 'Lucinda Williams' Category

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Is there ever a point in your life where it’s in some way easier to lose someone? Does getting to spend a little more time with them – well into and past their expected life span – somehow ease that pain, or does it make it all the sharper? Does the larger swath of places […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014

This week marks the release of Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone, the 11th studio album from Lucinda Williams. It’s a first in many ways – her first double studio album, her first on her new self-run record label, and her first to feature lyrics written by her father, poet Miller Williams. Williams spoke […]

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

When Lucinda Williams released her self-titled lp in 1988, it was the third album she’d ever released, only her second made up of completely original material and her first in eight years. Her first two albums, Ramblin’ and Happy Woman Blues, were released in relatively quick succession in 1979 and 1980. Then, for certainly not […]

Monday, February 21st, 2011

After more than three decades, there’s not a lot that hasn’t been said about Lucinda Williams’ music. A towering figure in the genre of alt-country and roots-rock, her albums, dating all the way back to 1979’s Ramblin’, full of her literate and emotive songwriting have been a consistent presence, even if she hasn’t always released […]

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Lucinda Williams is presently on tour in support of her new LP, Litte Honey, and Saturday’s show marks her first performance in town since her five-night run at the El Rey last Fall where she performed her last five albums in their entirety. We have three pairs of tickets to giveaway to AD readers for […]

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

1998’s Grammy award winning, genre classic, Car Wheels On A Gravel Road is Lucinda Williams opus — it’s her absolute masterpiece. These meticulously crafted sad, southern stories and instrumentation ultimately took three different cities, and three different producers, to get right. Beginning in Austin, then moving the recordings to Nashville with Steve Earle helming the […]