Lucinda Williams Tears It Up in an NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
What a treat to find a new video at NPR’s YouTube channel with the great Lucinda Williams and her amazing band.
She came to the Tiny Desk a little unsure, and left singing “West Memphis” with intensity and passion. Lucinda Williams has a voice like no other, and it shines in these intimate moments.
Williams is on a roll with a new double album, Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone, which is filled with fresh and beautiful songs — all this from a songwriter known for working at a deliberate pace. Hearing her perform these new songs with her brilliant band was a rare and exciting treat. — BOB BOILEN
” Something Wicked This Way Comes”
” Cold Day In Hell”
” West Memphis”
Producers: Bob Boilen, Maggie Starbard; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; Videographers: Colin Marshall, Maggie Starbard; Assistant Producer: Susan Hale Thomas; photo by Susan Hale Thomas/NPR