We've updated our Terms of Use. You can review the changes here.

I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

by BettySoo



Celebrating a long-time favorite song and Americana classic by one of the best songwriters of our time, BettySoo performs Richard Thompsons's "I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight" with her Austin, Texas-based band.

BettySoo found herself blasting both "I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight" and Rodney Crowell's "Ain't Living Long Like This" on her stereo during the 2020 pandemic lockdown because sometimes, you need a great song to keep your eye on the prize.


released September 17, 2021
Produced, Mixed, and Mastered by Mark Hallman
Recorded by Andre Moran at Congress House Studio, Austin, TX
BettySoo - lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar
Bonnie Whitmore - bass guitar, harmony vocals
Brian Mendes - drums
Jon Sanchez - electric guitar
Photography and art - Charlie Hunter and BettySoo


all rights reserved



BettySoo Austin, Texas

In the past ten years, BettySoo zigzagged her way across the North American and European continents dozens of times. The Austin American-Statesman says BettySoo has "exceptionally well-arranged songs, as easily equal in precision to, say, Patty Griffin or Alison Krauss…a confidence that speaks volumes,” and KUT praises her "beautiful, heart-wrenching songs that are also edgy and unwavering." ... more


  • Nov 19
    New York (NYC), NY

contact / help

Contact BettySoo

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code

Report this track or account

If you like BettySoo, you may also like: