Joy Williams on The Civil Wars and Her New Album, VENUS

Jaan Uhelszki
Jun 2, 2015 · 13 min read
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“You are so afraid to say anything wrong that
you are risking not saying anything at all.”

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Photo by Andy Barron
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Photo by Chuck D Willis, design by Katie Moore
Joy Williams, “What a Good Woman Does” from VENUS

There is something about loss that either wakes you up or puts you to sleep. I chose eyes open.

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A founding editor at Detroit’s legendary Creem Mag and the only journalist to have ever performed in full makeup with Kiss. Now she only wears Nars eyeliner.

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Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a heart for the classics

Jaan Uhelszki

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A founding editor at Detroit’s legendary Creem Mag and the only journalist to have ever performed in full makeup with Kiss. Now she only wears Nars eyeliner.

Cuepoint

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Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a heart for the classics

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