Album: Right Here (2009)


  • Co-written by Boh and Richard Harris, the lady herself said of this song it was originally "written from the perspective of a lovelorn guy, along the lines of a love song about a woman that is manipulative and not necessarily good for the singer. I didn't imagine singing it myself but I really liked the way the song felt that I thought I'd very much like to do it for the album. So I guess I'm the lovelorn guy".
  • There is nothing at all "guy" about the elder sister of New Zealand's best selling contemporary artist, Bic Runga, but in any case, feminine wiles have never been any barrier to this sort of thing; to take just one example, Linda Ronstadt covered the Elvis Costello song "Alison" (although Costello himself didn't think much of her version).
    Uptempo and commercial, the rock based "Evelyn" would not be out of place in any contemporary music fan's collection. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Ralph Casale  - Session Pro

Ralph Casale - Session ProSongwriter Interviews

A top New York studio musician, Ralph played guitar on many '60s hits, including "Lightnin' Strikes," "A Lover's Concerto" and "I Am A Rock."

Michael Sweet of Stryper

Michael Sweet of StryperSongwriter Interviews

Find out how God and glam metal go together from the Stryper frontman.

Christopher Cross

Christopher CrossSongwriter Interviews

The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.


QueenFact or Fiction

Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.

Def Leppard Quiz

Def Leppard QuizMusic Quiz

Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.

Bill Withers

Bill WithersSongwriter Interviews

Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."