Lucinda Williams Announces New Album, Tour Dates

On March 1, Lucinda Williams will release Blessed, her first album since 2008’s Paste-approved Honey. The record is produced by Don Was, and, according to American Songwriter, “features some of Williams’ strongest writing to date.” Blessed will also be available in a deluxe edition, which will include a bonus disc of the album in demo form, called The Kitchen Tapes.

Shortly after the album’s release, Williams will hit the road. Dates so far:

4-5 – Toronto @ Massey Hall
11-12 – New York @ Webster Hall

5 – New Orleans, La. @ New Orleans Jazz Festival
7 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s
8 – Houston, Texas @ The Houston International Festival