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Victoria Williams

Victoria Williams

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Victoria Williams, Exene Cervenka, Johnette Napolitano: McCabe's, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 18 July 1988

Three Women, One Fine Show ...

Victoria Williams: Swing the Statue! (Rough Trade)

Review by Jon Young, Musician, November 1990

ECCENTRIC AND proud, Victoria Williams could be a cross between Tom Waits and Natalie Merchant. Or maybe Jonathan Richman and Kate Bush. Anyway, Swing the ...

Victoria Williams: Victoria, Victorious

Interview by Erik Himmelsbach, Los Angeles Reader, 21 October 1994

THE WINDING drive up to Victoria William's house in Laurel Canyon inspires an unshakable seventies-era image – a la Joni Mitchell's ‘Ladies of the Canyon’ ...

Victoria Williams & Mark Olson: I Dip, You Dip, We Dip

Interview by Erik Himmelsbach, Option, February 1998

The forecast for the Los Angeles basin is bleak, but it doesn't take a weatherman to see this one coming. A moist stillness hangs in ...

Victoria Williams: Water to Drink

Review and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, September 2000

The helium-voiced singer's desert-recorded album, featuring Van Dyke Parks, Mark Olson, John Convertino (Giant Sand), DJ Bonebrake (X), Greg Leisz (k.d.lang), Danny Frankel (Marianne Faithfull) ...

Victoria Williams: Water to Drink (Atlantic)

Review by RJ Smith, Spin, September 2000

I SING THE SONG of the okra: There's a lot more there than you think. If it's the pluperfect artifact of the country kitchen, the ...

Victoria Williams: Sings Some Ol' Songs

Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, January 2003

Beguiling collection of sepia-tinged ephemera spanning 1993-2002 from L.A. songstress, sometime Creekdipper and full-time fairer half of Mark Olson ...

see also Mark Olson & the Creekdippers


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