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Richard & Linda Thompson - I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight album download

Performer:

Richard & Linda Thompson

Title:

I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight

Genre:

Rock

MP3 album size:

1452 mb

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Rating:

4.6 ✱

Style:

Folk Rock

Country:

UK

Richard & Linda Thompson - I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight album download

Tracklist

1 When I Get To The Border 3:23
2 The Calvary Cross 3:50
3 Withered And Died 3:24
4 I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight 3:06
5 Down Where The Drunkards Roll 4:04
6 We Sing Hallelujah 2:49
7 Has He Got A Friend For Me 3:30
8 The Little Beggar Girl 3:24
9 The End Of The Rainbow 3:54
10 The Great Valerio 5:21

Credits

  • Producer – John Wood, Richard Thompson

Notes

Original album released by Island Records in 1974, issued by Carthage in 1983.

Additional personnel:
Simon Nicol - Dulcimer.
Timi Donald - Drums.
Pat Donaldson - Bass.
John Kirkpatrick - Anglo Concertina, Accordion.
Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey - Krummhorn.
Royston Wood, Trevor Lucas - Backing Vocals.
CWS (Manchester) Silver Band .

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 31257-4407-2 1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 0031257440721
  • Matrix / Runout: CGCD4407 MADE BY DISCTRONICS (H) W.O. 13440-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS-9266 Richard & Linda Thompson I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight ‎(LP, Album) Island Records ILPS-9266 UK 1974
IMCD 160, 846 362-2 Richard & Linda Thompson I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight ‎(CD, Album) Island Records, Island Records IMCD 160, 846 362-2 UK & Europe 1993
ILPS-9266 Richard & Linda Thompson I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ILPS-9266 UK Unknown
CGC-4407, HNBC-4407 Richard & Linda Thompson I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight ‎(Cass, Album) Carthage Records, Hannibal Records CGC-4407, HNBC-4407 USA & Canada 1984
Y81 9266 Richard & Linda Thompson I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight ‎(8-Trk, Album) Island Records Y81 9266 Unknown



It was released by Island Records in the UK in 1974. Although never commercially successful and critically ignored upon its release, it is now considered by a number of critics to be a masterpiece and one of the finest works of both Richard and Linda singularly or together.

Produced by Richard Thompson & John Wood. Album I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight. I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight Lyrics. I'm so tired of working every day Now the weekend's come I'm gonna throw my troubles away If you've got the cab fare, mister, you'll do all right I want to see the bright lights tonight. There's crazy people running all over town There's a silver band just marching up and down And the big boys are all spoiling for a fight I want to see the bright lights tonight. Meet me at the station don't be late I need to spend some money and it just won't wait Take me to the dance and hold me tight I want to see the bright lights tonight. A couple of drunken nights rolling on the floor Is just the kind of mess I'm looking for I'm gonna dream 'till Monday comes in sight I want to see the bright lights tonight.

In 1974, Richard Thompson and the former Linda Peters released their first album together, and I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight was nothing short of a masterpiece, the starkly beautiful refinement of the promise of Thompson's solo debut, Henry the Human Fly. In Linda Thompson, Richard found a superb collaborator and a world-class vocalist; Linda possessed a voice as clear and rich as Sandy Denny's, but with a strength that could easily support Richard's often weighty material, and she proved capable of tackling anything presented to her, from the delicately mournful ".

Bright Lights addressed the issue by pairing him with his wife Linda. While her voice was not really commercial in the pop sense, it was certainly more radio-friendly than Richard’s at the time. It had a kind of naked honesty that captivated many listeners, although it was not to everyone’s taste (see Tim Wilson’s answer). And her singing (as well as Richard’s) got even better over the course of their six albums together (nowadays Richard is an excellent vocalist, while Linda’s voice, tragically, has beenstilled by dysphonia to the point that she has retired from performing)  . But on the whole, forty-four years later, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight holds up extremely well. 263 Views · View 2 Upvoters · Answer requested by. David Elrod.

Album · 1974 · 13 Songs. More By Richard & Linda Thompson. See All. Shoot Out the Lights. Pour Down Like Silver (Bonus Tracks). I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight. Hokey Pokey (Bonus Tracks).

A4. A5. Down Where The Drunkards Roll. B1. We Sing Hallelujah. Richard & Linda Thompson. I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight ‎(CD, Album). Island Records, Island Records.

Band Name Richard Thompson. Album Name I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight. Data wpisu Kwiecień 1974. Wydawcy Island Records. Zarejestrowanych posiada ten album1. Released under the name "Richard & Linda Thompson". 2. The Calvary Cross. 3. Withered and Died. 4. 5. 6.

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Isn't this the original CD released in 1983 by Carthage? The Barcode for my copy is 0 3125744072 1

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