Monday, 4 June 2012

SONG FOR TODAY: Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak

"'Jailbreak' is a song by Thin Lizzy that originally appeared as the title track on their 1976 album Jailbreak. Along with "The Boys Are Back in Town", it is one of their most popular songs, and is a classic rock radio staple, receiving steady airplay. It is typical of the band's music, with the dual lead guitar harmony and Brian Robertson´s peculiar use of the wah-wah pedal. Phil Lynott's lyrics about a prison break are the typical personification of the "tough guys", also seen in 'The Boys Are Back in Town' and the regular concert closer and fan favourite 'The Rocker'..."

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