By Bob Cannon
January 26, 1996 at 05:00 AM EST

Mortal City

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Dar Williams’ lyrics are so literate and detailed that her records ought to include a bookmark. Mortal City is alternately haunting, tragic, and whimsical. Tunes like the chugging ”As Cool as I Am” and the wry ”The Pointless, Yet Poignant, Crisis of a Co-ed” prove she’s more than just another Great White Mope; she may well be folk’s most original and incisive songwriter. A

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