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Elizabeth Cook takes an intensely personal journey on ‘Welder’

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Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 12:00 am

She’ll talk about the first time she played it, the emotional toll it took to record it, the metaphorical place from which it sprang — but Elizabeth Cook softly declines to go into details about the song “Heroin Addict Sister.”

As personal a journey as she took on last year’s “Welder” album, that song is its crown of thorns. It’s a gut-wrenching portrait of a woman’s lifelong battle with a singular demon, and the collateral damage that battle inflicts on her loved ones.

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