Lucinda Williams discusses Trump and Tornadoes on new podcast – Listen

Rolling Stone Country have posted a really interesting interview with Lucinda Williams who despite having a new album out has barely left her new home in East Nashville since the advent of the pandemic. RS calls it nonetheless “an alt-country soundtrack to our modern times, filled with social commentary and pissed-off political jabs that, while … Continue reading “Lucinda Williams discusses Trump and Tornadoes on new podcast – Listen”

Steve Earle and Lucinda Williams discuss art and empathy

There’s a really interesting feature courtesy of the New Yorker when journalist Amanda Petrusich speaks to Steve Earle and Lucinda Williams together but remotely, chatting to them about “songwriting, the legacy of Bob Dylan, the cruelty of online comments, protest music, poetry, compassion, and their decades-long friendship.” They also perform some new songs. You can … Continue reading “Steve Earle and Lucinda Williams discuss art and empathy”

Lucinda Williams performs “A Man Without a Soul” – Watch

Lucinda Williams is the latest artist over in the US to contribute a song to  The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’s #PlayAtHome series, performing last week ‘A Man Without a Soul’ which is taken from her latest album ‘Good Souls Better Angels’, her 14th, which has been receiving rave reviews from everyone including ourselves. Lucinda … Continue reading “Lucinda Williams performs “A Man Without a Soul” – Watch”

Video: Jesse Malin Feat. Lucinda Williams “Dead On”

Jesse Malin’s latest album, ‘Sunset Kids’ was produced by Lucinda Williams and her husband, Tom Overby.  The resulting sound is very much in the vein of Williams’ new edgy release, ‘Good Souls Better Angels’, with its distorted guitar and attitude.  On this single, Williams and Malin sing an excellent atmospheric duet, which is accompanied by … Continue reading “Video: Jesse Malin Feat. Lucinda Williams “Dead On””

Lucinda Williams to broadcast live stream tonight

Last Friday, Lucinda Williams has released her new album ‘Good Souls Better Angels’ to it’s fair to say across the board acclaim, including ourselves who awarded it one of our rare 10s. If you’ve been enjoying the record, Rough Trade have announced that Lucinda will be broadcasting an exclusive Instagram TV Transmission to fans on … Continue reading “Lucinda Williams to broadcast live stream tonight”

Lucinda Williams “Good Souls Better Angels” (Highway 20 / Thirty Tigers, 2020)

The broad-church of Americana sometimes divides us. But one thing that most fans would agree on is that artists like Lucinda Williams personify the spirit and sound of the genre. Williams is the sort of musician who generates excitement when a new release is imminent. Such expectations could be stifling and restrictive; they could serve … Continue reading “Lucinda Williams “Good Souls Better Angels” (Highway 20 / Thirty Tigers, 2020)”

Classic Americana Albums: Lucinda Williams “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road” (Mercury, 1998)

In 1998 when ‘Car Wheels on a Gravel Road’ was released my musical tastes were much more rock-oriented and my gradual assimilation into all things Americana was really just beginning and I paid it scant attention at the time.  That all changed though in late June of 2002.  I’d bought, and was hugely enjoying Williams’ … Continue reading “Classic Americana Albums: Lucinda Williams “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road” (Mercury, 1998)”

Lucinda Williams “Lost Girl” – Listen

We don’t want to bring your mood down at all but if the new song from Lucinda Williams doesn’t make you feel just a little more desperate than you were five minutes before you first heard it then there’s something wrong with your emotional index and you should report for readjustment at your earliest convenience.

Lucinda Williams announces “Good Souls Better Angels”, UK dates

Thirty Tigers and Highway 20 have announced the release of a new Lucinda Williams album, ‘Good Souls Better Angels’ which is due out April 24th and which “unabashedly takes on some of the human, social and political issues of our day with her boldest and most direct album to date.” Following the release of ‘Man … Continue reading “Lucinda Williams announces “Good Souls Better Angels”, UK dates”

Hear Lucinda Williams’ first track from her new album

Lucinda Williams has got a new album out called ‘Good Souls Better Angels’ on April 24th via Highway 20/Thirty Tigers, the follow-up to 2017’s ‘This Sweet Old World’ (which was a rerecorded version of Williams’ 1992 album ‘Sweet Old World’), and she’s just released the first track from it – ‘Man Without a Soul’. From the … Continue reading “Hear Lucinda Williams’ first track from her new album”