Walking Contradiction

TravisShamefully, I tend to overlook Kris Kristofferson when casually picking a record with which to spin. Last night’s viewing of Taxi Driver lit a pop-country fire under my ass, which necessitated a spin of this album, The Silver Tongued Devil and I, featured in the above mentioned film. Much too much to absorb in one sitting, the craftwork of Mr. Kristofferson’s wordplay leaves little to be desired, and creates a picturesque landscape of trials and bitter tribulations, worthy of even the walking contradictions among us. Travis Bickle would certainly approve.

2 thoughts on “Walking Contradiction

  1. Really great album this. Too many favourites on there, too. With “The Pilgrim, Chapter 33” being high up there.

    I actually haven’t seen Taxi Driver in a very long time and can’t even remember the music that featured in that movie. A nice reminder.

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