Riff: Patti Smith – “Wing”

Jan 15, 2013

I was a vision in another eye/And they saw nothing, no future at all

from Wing lyrics by Patti Smith

Recorded at the Voices For Justice concert in 2010, this Gone Again cut was written whilst the proto-punk icon was coping with a series of tragic losses. But its themes of having no future and nowhere to go are just as applicable to the trio’s desperate situation as they are to Smith’s.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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