Solo In Soho

Album: Solo In Soho (1980)

Songfacts®:

  • The title song from Phil Lynott's 1980 solo album runs to 4 minutes 15 seconds and has a reggae feel to it. It is also a slightly sordid song, which is what one might expect or perhaps hope for one inspired by a street walker or having some connection with prostitution. Although far from similar to Al Stewart's "Old Compton Street Blues", this sort of approach is equally far superior to the foolish romanticising of Georg Kajanus in songs like "A Glass Of Champagne" and "Stiletto Heels".
  • There is also an extended and somewhat atmospheric live recording from Phil's 1983 solo Scandinavian tour, which included Thin Lizzy drummer Brian Downey. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

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