A Reason For It All was originally released on the 1983 album Scraps of Paper. It tels the true story of Clare Campbell, who died alone in Sydney, Australia in 1979 but her body wasn’t found until one year later, and the report in the newspaper also stated that Clare had a son and a daughter who also lived in Sydney, it is a lament for all people who are forgotten and have no-one to check in on them. This is a live version that was recorded on the farewell tour from Cleckheaton town hall. He sings this haunting lament with his long-time touring partner, John Munro.
You can buy A Reason For It All on iTunes.