479) I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Richard and Linda Thompson

Posted Nov 01, 2003 12:00 AM

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Richard played guitar like a Sufi-mystic Neil Young; wife Linda had the voice of a Celtic Emmylou Harris. Bright Lights is their masterwork of folk-rock dread. To hear where Radiohead picked up some guitar tricks, check out "The Calvary Cross."

Total album sales: Under 500,000

Peak chart position: N/A

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