Little Rock Star

Album: Little Honey (2008)


  • Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs add harmonies to this six-minute track. Lucinda Williams told Uncut magazine: "I didn't know Matthew Sweet or Susanna Hoffs, Tom [Overby, co-producer and fiancé] came up with the idea of Matthew, and Matthew brought Susanna. He did these amazing arrangements, and she sounded like an angel. Matthew is like the Brian Wilson of today – a genius."
  • Williams told Rolling Stone magazine that this was inspired by an article on Pete Doherty in one of their previous issues. She explained: "It's an empathetic look at self-indulgent, little-brat rock stars. He's great, and you want to say, 'Snap out of it!'"


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