"A Woman Left Lonely" b/w "Where Love Has Died"
Released: October 1973
Stretch is the ninth studio album by the American solo artist Scott Walker. It was released in November 1973 but was unsuccessful on the music charts. No singles were released from the album. It was Walker's first solo album for CBS/Columbia records after departing from Philips Records.
The majority of the songs recorded for the album were covers of old songs, some of which were by songwriters Walker had covered before such as Randy Newman and Jimmy Webb. The one new song "Someone Who Cared" was written by the album's producer Del Newman. The album was recorded in 1973 at Nova Studios, Marble Arch, London. Receiving negative reviews from critics the album was released as an LP in November 1973. The album was reissued and released on CD in 1997 by BGO Records coupled with Walker's tenth studio album 1974's We Had It All.