Walking On A Wire by Richard and Linda Thompson from the album, Shoot Out The Lights
The clear sound of a marriage falling apart. It is about regret and resignation but no anger, and so much more sad for it. The Album, Shoot Out the Lights was a culmination of Richard & Linda Thompson’s career together.
In hindsight, we see how their records and Richard Thompson’s texts of jealousy, rage, and betrayal lead to this emotionally document of sadness. Continue reading “The Saddest Songs: Walking On A Wire by Richard and Linda Thompson”