Lucinda Williams Readies New Album “Blessed” Due Out 3-1-11

News — By on December 1, 2010 9:12 pm

Via her Facebook page, Lucinda Williams announced Blessed, her followup to 2008’s Little Honey, will be released March 1, 2011. The record is produced by Don Was, and, according to American Songwriter, “features some of Williams’ strongest writing to date.” Blessed will also be available in a deluxe edition, which will include a bonus disc of the album in demo form, called The Kitchen Tapes. the home recordings Williams made of each song on the day she wrote it.

Blessed track listing:
1. Buttercup
2. I Don’t Know How You’re Livin’
3. Copenhagen
4. Born To Be Loved
5. Seeing Black
6. Soldier’s Song
7. Blessed
8. Sweet Love
9. Ugly Truth
10. Convince Me
11. Awakening
12. Kiss Like Your Kiss

Shortly after the album’s release, Williams will hit the road. Dates so far:

March
4-5 – Toronto @ Massey Hall
11-12 – New York @ Webster Hall

May
5 – New Orleans, La. @ New Orleans Jazz Festival
7 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s
8 – Houston, Texas @ The Houston International Festival

Until then, enjoy this performance of her modern-day classic “World Without Tears,” with incredible guitarist Doug Pettibone.

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