- Middle of the Road (song)
It is a song that has a 60s-style rhythm, and it peaked at #19 on the US pop singles chart and #2 on the US mainstream rock chart in January 1984, where it stayed for four weeks.
The number is at least quasi-autobiographical, with observations about the difference between wealth and poverty that she can see, but mostly she is seeing the changes in herself, as writer and lead singer Chrissie Hynde exclaims towards the end of the song, I got a kid, I'm thirty-three, baby! At the end of the song, she is heard playing the harmonica.
Chrissie Hynde · Martin Chambers · James Walbourne · Nick Wilkinson · Eric Heywood ·
James Honeyman-Scott · Pete Farndon · Robbie McIntosh · Malcolm Foster · T. M. Stevens · Blair Cunningham · Bernie Worrell · Johnny Marr · Andy Rourke · Andy Hobson · Adam Seymour · Andrew Bodnar · Billy Bremner · Tony Butler · Paul Carrack · Jim Keltner
Studio albums Extended plays Compilation albums Singles"Stop Your Sobbing" · "Kid" · "Brass in Pocket" · "Talk of the Town" · "Message of Love" · "Day After Day" · "The Adultress" · "I Go to Sleep" · "Louie Louie" · "Back on the Chain Gang" · "My City Was Gone" · "2000 Miles" · "Middle of the Road" · "Time the Avenger" · "Show Me" · "Thumbelina" · "Thin Line Between Love and Hate" · "Don't Get Me Wrong" · "Hymn to Her" · "My Baby" · "Room Full of Mirrors" · "Where Has Everybody Gone?" · "If There Was a Man" · "Windows of the World" · "Never Do That" · "Hold a Candle to This" · "Sense of Purpose" · "I'm Not In Love" · "Night in My Veins" · "I'll Stand by You" · "977" · "Kid" · "Popstar" · "Human" · "Boots of Chinese Plastic" Related articles
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