Child Of Vision

Album: Breakfast In America (1979)


  • The closing track of Breakfast In America, this song was written and sung by Supertramp guitarist Roger Hodgson. The song deals with how he perceives America, and also his relationship with his bandmate Rick Davies, who Hodgson didn't always get along with. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Daryl - Stoke, Midlands, England

Comments: 2

  • Steve from Torrance, CaThis song appeared, uncredited, along with "Take the Long Way Home" (also from the "Breakfast in America" album) in the 1984 Richard Lester-directed film, "Finders Keepers". The movie starred Michael O'Keefe ("Caddychack") and Lou Gossett Jr.
  • Ben from Chelsea, MeThe outro to this song was my favorite part. Not a bad song, but not as good as Casual Conversations or Goodbye Stranger.
see more comments

Editor's Picks

John Doe of X

John Doe of XSongwriter Interviews

With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.

Best Band Logos

Best Band LogosSong Writing

Queen, Phish and The Stones are among our picks for the best band logos. Here are their histories and a design analysis from an expert.

Bob Dylan Lyric Quiz

Bob Dylan Lyric QuizMusic Quiz

Think you know your Bob Dylan lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.

Millie Jackson

Millie JacksonSongwriter Interviews

Outrageously gifted and just plain outrageous, Millie is an R&B and Rap innovator.

Songs Discussed in Movies

Songs Discussed in MoviesSong Writing

Bridesmaids, Reservoir Dogs, Willy Wonka - just a few of the flicks where characters discuss specific songs, sometimes as a prelude to murder.

Todd Rundgren

Todd RundgrenSongwriter Interviews

Todd Rundgren explains why he avoids "Hello It's Me," and what it was like producing Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell album.