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Lucinda Williams Quotes

Lucinda Williams Quotes & Quotations
Lucinda Williams
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    I am trying to get right with God. I'm sort of making a statement about the excessiveness. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I don't mean to complain. I wouldn't trade my life for anything. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I feel like it's really kind of a sit-down album, much in the same way I imagine Billie Holiday or someone sitting down in the studio and singing. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I grew up in a very literate, very independent household where people spoke their ideas and were very supportive of helping each other find their own way. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I have such a great band. We had played all this material on the road. I just wanted to let it fly. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I have to try different things to see what works best. Other people get impatient with that. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I just broke up with my boyfriend, and I've been spending more time alone than I'd like. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I mean, whose songs don't focus on tragedy and loss? Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I started writing more with my voice in mind. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I usually have an idea of how I want a song to sound, but I don't always know how to get there. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I write first for myself as a therapeutic process, to get stuff out and to deal with it. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I'd rather play a few nights at the Fillmore than play one night at an arena. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I'm dealing with things as they come along, and I'm talking about it. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I'm just like everyone. I like to feel togetherness with someone. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I'm not just a doormat. I'm not just being stepped on all over the place. If you look at the bulk of my material, it's about trying to find some strength through that. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I'm trying to get out of my own way. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I'm trying to learn how to tap into the power of my own being. I know it sounds corny. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    I've had trouble being in relationships and writing. This has been a real problem for me. I don't know if it's because I'm not free to fantasize or create these fantasy things about other people. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    It's really about living in your head... just looking out at the world, then going back into your head and tossing around a lot of ideas and coming out with something interesting to say. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    Just because I'm talking about something that might have been a sad or painful situation doesn't mean that I'm sad or tortured 24 hours a day any more than anybody else is. Lucinda_WilliamsLucinda Williams
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    Sade's stuff is real deceptive. She's got stuff about prostitutes, poverty and people on the streets. Lucinda_Williams/21.php">Lucinda Williams
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    So few people are truly themselves when they're in the spotlight. Lucinda_Williams/22.php">Lucinda Williams
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    Some of their best songs don't have bridges and choruses. So that made me think I should trust my instincts. My songs were okay, I figured. I didn't need to change anything. Lucinda_Williams/23.php">Lucinda Williams
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    Sometimes I feel like I just open myself up like I'm a vehicle for something coming through me. It's like a meditative state I have to be in. Lucinda_Williams/24.php">Lucinda Williams
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    The more I separate myself from my upbringing, the more I appreciate what it's done for me. Lucinda_Williams/25.php">Lucinda Williams
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    The old jazz singers or old blues singers, you always just saw them kind of sitting down and singing. They weren't worried as much about their voice sounding perfect. They would make the song kind of fit their voice. Lucinda_Williams/26.php">Lucinda Williams
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    You can't really praise somebody's work and then criticize the process. Lucinda_Williams/27.php">Lucinda Williams
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    You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they're ready. Lucinda_Williams/28.php">Lucinda Williams