Song of the Day, August 5: Word Unspoken Sight Unseen by Richard Thompson

RTKitBagWordToday’s song is Word Unspoken Sight Unseen by Richard Thompson. After years on Capitol Records, he dropped the big name producers and began a fresh chapter of his career with lovingly crafted independent releases. This song, from 2003’s The Old Kit Bag, captures the spirit of those changes nicely.

It’s an energetic song of independence, casting off the trappings of a former self and asking to be taken as one comes. Thompson turns in a smart vocal and classic but fresh guitar work, creating a charming, urgent number of hope for passion without compromise.

Enjoy this wonderful song today.


About Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
Freelance writer, researcher, online comic vendor, and project manager. Fan of a wide range of music -- especially folk and 80s pop -- vintage comics, British TV, and LGBT fiction.

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