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Westside Story: Lucinda Williams' Confessions of Love, Lust and Violence

Jaan Uhelszki, Relix, February 2007

LUCINDA WILLIAMS is a little distracted. She keeps popping up from her seat, perched between the four overstuffed pillows that are arranged artfully on her azure blue sofa in a family room bordered on one side by a massive television, a white brick fireplace and a bank of bay windows that don't overlook any body of water, despite the claim that this small tranquil suburb is named Toluca Lake.

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