Deluxe two CD edtion including a bonus disc called The Kitchen Tapes', which contains the demos Williams recorded for the album right as they were born at her kitchen table, where she does most of her writing. 2011 album from three-time Grammy Award-winner. Considered by many to be one of America's greatest living songwriters, Williams lives up to that and more by delivering 12 songs that cover an even wider emotional spectrum than her previous work, without moving too far in any one direction. It's nothing new to see Williams tug at the heartstrings and stimulate the mind with her songs, but there is a vibe throughout Blessed that is unique to this album in-particular. It's the sound of the wisdom and experience Williams has gained through her years as an uncompromising talent. Combine that with Grammy Award-winning producer Don Was at the helm, and something special is born. Was co-produced Blessed with Eric Liljestrand and Tom Overby, who co-produced Williams highly-praised Little Honey (2008). Blessed features special guests Rami Jaffe on keyboards, Matthew Sweet on vocals Greg Leisz and Elvis Costello on guitar.