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Richard & Linda Thompson - Shoot Out The Lights mp3 album

  • Performer: Richard & Linda Thompson
  • Title: Shoot Out The Lights
  • Genre: Rock / World, Country
  • Country: Canada
  • Formats: XM MP3 DXD ADX WMA AC3 AAC
  • Released: 1993
  • Style: Folk Rock
  • MP3 album: 1363 mb
  • FLAC album: 1645 mb
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Richard & Linda Thompson - Shoot Out The Lights mp3 album

Shoot Out the Lights is the sixth and final album by British husband-and-wife rock duo Richard and Linda Thompson. It was produced by Joe Boyd and released in 1982 on his Hannibal label.

Richard & Linda Thompson's marriage was crumbling as they were recording Shoot Out the Lights in 1982, and many critics have read the album as a chronicle of the couple's divorce. In truth, most of the album's songs had been written two years earlier (when the Thompsons were getting along fine) for an abandoned project produced by Gerry Rafferty, and tales of busted relationships and domestic discord were always prominent in their songbook

Shoot Out The Lights is Richard and Linda Thompson’s final album together and, ironically, the folk-rock couple’s most artistically acclaimed and commercially successful. The album was recorded, scrapped, and rerecorded before finally emerging in 1982, arriving just around the time that the couple split up. Despite the separation, they embarked upon a . tour to promote the album, delivering emotionally charged performances at every turn. SHOOT OUT THE LIGHTS’ circuitous path began in 1980 when Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty-who’d toured with the Thompsons that year-produced and financed the album, hoping it would earn the unsigned couple a new record contract. Failing to secure a record deal, the album was eventually shelved. The Thompsons persevered, signing with producer Joe Boyd’s independent Hannibal Records the following year.

Real life intruded on Richard and Linda Thompson and turned Shoot Out the Lights into a harrowing masterpiece. The collection was difficult to create. Tracks from an aborted first attempt to record the album ended up on the Richard Thompson anthology Watching the Dark and the history of Linda Thompson Dreams Fly Away. It also became their final record together, lending extra poignance to such classically grim Richard Thompson titles as "Did She Jump or Was She Pushed" and "Wall of Death.

The album that turned folk music inside out. VU began as a black-booted antidote to flower power, so the quiet disillusion, exhaustion and ache here is as explosive as their first album's forbidding howl. The Richard Lester film showed the Beatles' charm.

Shoot Out the Lights. Don't Renege On Our Love. Richard & Linda Thompson.

Tracklist

1 Don't Renege On Our Love 4:15
2 Walking On A Wire 5:24
3 Man In Need 3:32
4 Just The Motion 6:16
5 Shoot Out The Lights 5:20
6 Back Street Slide 4:29
7 Did She Jump Or Was She Pushed? 4:45
8 Wall Of Death 3:42

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rykodisc
  • Copyright (c) – Rykodisc
  • Recorded At – Olympic Studios
  • Mixed At – Olympic Studios
  • Pressed By – Disque Americ
  • Published By – Songs Of PolyGram International, Inc.
  • Published By – Bee Bee Music Ltd.

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – Clive Gregson, Pete Zorn, Stephen Corbett, The Watersons
  • Bass – Dave Pegg (tracks: 3, 6 to 8)
  • Bass, Backing Vocals – Pete Zorn (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 5)
  • Cornet – Brian Jones , Stephen Corbett
  • Drums – Dave Mattacks
  • Engineer – Bill Gill
  • Photography By – Gered Mankowitz
  • Producer – Joe Boyd
  • Rhythm Guitar – Simon Nicol
  • Trombone – Mark Cutts, Stephen Barnett
  • Tuba – Phil Goodwin
  • Vocals – Linda Thompson
  • Vocals, Lead Guitar, Accordion [Accordeon], Dulcimer [Hammered Dulcimer] – Richard Thompson
  • Written-By – Richard & Linda Thompson (tracks: 7), Richard Thompson (tracks: 1-6, 8)

Notes

Limited and numbered edition AU 20.
AU 20 is a select series of the "sonic bests" from the Rykodisc and Hannibal catalogues. The AU 20 trademark distinguishes audiophile editions of 20 bit digital masters, "noise shaped" from 20 bit to 16 bit and replicated on 24 k gold CD's. To insure the most accurate reproduction of the music, all analog to 20 bit digital conversion in the AU 20 series is from the original analog master tapes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 03125783032
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): 08U52<910>HNCD81303 DISQUE AMERIC
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society (track 7): PRS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
HNBL 1303 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(LP, Album) Hannibal Records HNBL 1303 Canada 1982
HNCD 1303 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(CD, Album) Hannibal Records HNCD 1303 US 1994
RHM2 523875 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(2xCD, Album, Ltd, RE) Rhino Handmade, Hannibal Records, Rykodisc RHM2 523875 US 2010
HNBL 1303 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(LP, Album) Hannibal Records HNBL 1303 Canada 1982
HNCD 1303 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(CD, Album) Hannibal Records HNCD 1303 France Unknown

Tracklist

1 Don't Renege On Our Love 4:15
2 Walking On A Wire 5:24
3 Man In Need 3:32
4 Just The Motion 6:16
5 Shoot Out The Lights 5:20
6 Back Street Slide 4:29
7 Did She Jump Or Was She Pushed 4:45
8 Wall Of Death 3:42

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – Clive Gregson, The Watersons
  • Bass – Dave Pegg (tracks: 3, 6 to 8)
  • Bass, Backing Vocals – Pete Zorn (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 5)
  • Cornet – Brian Jones , Stephen Corbett
  • Drums – Dave Mattacks
  • Engineer – Bill Gill
  • Guitar – Simon Nicol
  • Producer – Joe Boyd
  • Trombone – Mark Cutts, Stephen Barnett
  • Tuba – Phil Goodwin

Notes

℗ & © 1982 Rykodisc. Manufactured in the EU. Stereo/MCPS.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 031257 130325
  • Matrix / Runout: Sony DADC HNCD1303 25 A00
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L555

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
HNBL 1303 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(LP, Album) Hannibal Records HNBL 1303 Canada 1982
HNCD 1303 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(CD, Album) Hannibal Records HNCD 1303 US 1994
RHM2 523875 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(2xCD, Album, Ltd, RE) Rhino Handmade, Hannibal Records, Rykodisc RHM2 523875 US 2010
HNBL 1303 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(LP, Album) Hannibal Records HNBL 1303 Canada 1982
HNCD 1303 Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights ‎(CD, Album) Hannibal Records HNCD 1303 France Unknown




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