Archive | Nov 11, 2017

Certain Songs #1042: Lucinda Williams – “People Talkin'”

Album: World Without Tears
Year: 2003

Probably my favorite Lucinda Williams song, the preternaturally gorgeous “People Talkin'” is all smokey atmosphere and sad vocals; a groovy late night country torch song.

But, like a lot of the songs on World Without Tears, “People Talkin'” brings the pain in the lyrics, as Lucinda describes a relationship under siege.