Quotes by Lucinda Williams (Musician/American).

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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.
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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.
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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.
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Back in the 1960s, I saw Peter, Paul and Mary. I was at that age, about 14, and I was mesmerized.
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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.
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I don't mean to complain. I wouldn't trade my life for anything.
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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.
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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.
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I have had to come to terms with wearing glasses.
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The man I lived with is a Christian, so I would talk to him about it. What would this person do in the Bible? What's the story around this person? Generally, when people talk about characters in the Bible, there's one thing they're known for, like Job.
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People let their own hang-ups become the obstacles between them and personal happiness.
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I guess you could write a good song if your heart hadn't been broken, but I don't know of anyone whose heart hasn't been broken.
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I write the songs, go in and record them, then I listen to everything and decide how it all fits together.
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So few people are truly themselves when they're in the spotlight.
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I can speak for most songwriters - those breakup love songs are so easy to write, as far as the inspiration and all that.
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First thing, I throw on some jeans, a T-shirt and my Keds sneakers and make coffee. That is actually my favorite time of day. That is when I do my songwriting, when I am in writing mode.
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I have a folder of scraps and pieces of paper with stuff, ideas for songs from the last 25 years; just little things, maybe early songs that I finished, but didn't think they were good enough.
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My approach to recording and all that is pretty organic. It just has to do with all the songs I wrote; go in and record them.
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I would worry if I wasn't coming up with ideas, if I wasn't inspired.
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I'm just like everyone. I like to feel togetherness with someone.
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Of course, I'm older now. I'm in a different place in my life than when I wrote the songs for 'Car Wheels' or 'Essence' or whatever. Different things were going on.
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I'm dealing with things as they come along, and I'm talking about it.
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I started writing more with my voice in mind.
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Sometimes I might borrow something from a song I started a long time ago and see if I can grab something.
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I love Emmylou Harris's version of my song, 'Sweet Old World.' Her intonation is great.
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