For no particular reason other than my waking up with a distinct sense of weltschmerz, here’s Robin Trower performing “Bridge of Sighs” in 1974.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.