Time Out Live: Teddy Thompson performs "Gotta Have Someone"

It's only right that British singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson should be a singular talent: Mom and dad are Linda and Richard Thompson, the folk trailblazers behind "I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight." While Thompson himself is not averse to a bit of fingerpickin' magic, his strong, rich voice has been compared to Roy Orbison, such is its old fashioned, rock & roll romance. Thompson swung by the TONY office to give us a taster. For more NYC music coverage, visit