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Rickie Lee Jones Writes Song For Latitude

Rickie Lee Jones Writes Song For Latitude

Rickie Lee Jones played an intense and engaging show on the Uncut Stage at the Latitude Festival, beginning with a song written with her two bandmates mere moments before they came onstage.

Jones' set was cut down to 30 minutes due to technical problems, which meant there was no time for her most famous song, "Chuck E's In Love". Instead, she concentrated on material from her excellent 2007 album, "The Sermon On Exposition Boulevard".

In the 30 minutes, Rickie Lee Jones still managed to show that her voice was stronger than ever. She also showed a rough virtuosity on guitar (e-bowing it like a cello at times) and drums.

Uncut is at Latitude Festival all weekend bringing you up-to-date blogs, news and pictures.
Check out the special Uncut Latitude blog here throughout the day Uncut.co.uk/latitude

Pic credit: Andy Willsher


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