Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Smile: Bathsheba Smiles

Richard Thompson: Bathsheba Smiles


In the bible, Bathsheba is the beautiful woman who causes David to turn away from God. How could anyone have such a powerful allure? According to Richard Thompson, it’s her smile. His lyric describes this power in some detail. And that’s all there is to the song. But it’s enough.

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