Song of the Day #2,786: ‘Can’t Close the Door on Love’ – Lucinda Williams

lucinda_ghosts_highway_20Much to the relief of some of my regular readers, I’ll be closing out my track-by-track look at Lucinda Williams’ The Ghosts of Highway 20 this week, featuring the album’s final four songs.

I understand the criticism of those who find the songs too slow, or Williams’ vocals too slurred, but I don’t share it. Williams’ voice is like Bob Dylan’s in that it’s not technically great but it’s exactly the right instrument for her songs.

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