Album: Essence (2001)
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  • Lucinda Williams is known to defend her reputation as a control freak, but sometimes even she admits it's better to take a step back, which was the case with this song. She told Guitar World Acoustic: "I wanted to go back and recut my vocal for 'Blue' because I thought it sounded scratchy and tired. But when I tried, I had to admit that what was already there felt right for the song."

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