Richard Thompson: Acoustic Rarities [Album Review]
Oct06

Richard Thompson: Acoustic Rarities [Album Review]

Richard Thompson Acoustic Rarities Beeswing/Proper Records [2017] Fire Note Says: These rare acoustic tracks reveal how deep and diverse are the talents of Richard Thompson. Album Review: Fifteen years or so back, Richard Thompson was touring solo offering up an acoustic concert, a musicological tutorial actually, titled “1000 Years of Popular Music.” It won’t surprise fans who go all the way back to his years with the Fairport...

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Richard Thompson: Still [Album Review]
Jul10

Richard Thompson: Still [Album Review]

Richard Thompson Still Fantasy Records [2015] Fire Note Says: Still works as a re-introduction of an artist that any serious music fan will want to hear for yourself. Album Review: Richard Thompson has been a music critics’ favorite since his early days in the premier British folk rock group of the late 60’s, Fairport Convention, whose mix of acoustic & electric sounds and Celtic sensibilities launched a thousand imitators. Yet,...

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Richard Thompson New Track “All Buttoned Up” / New Album 6/29/15

Richard Thompson has just shared “All Buttoned Up”, a new track from his new album Still, due for release June 29th, 2015 via Proper Records. Produced by Jeff Tweedy, Still was recorded in a two-story rehearsal loft in Chicago over the course of just nine days and features several longtime players from both Thompson’s and Tweedy’s bands. The album will be released in several configurations including 180gram vinyl. You can check out...

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Richard Thompson: Electric [Album Review]

Richard Thompson Electric Proper/New West Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Richard Thompson is back as strong as ever on his engaging new album Electric. Album Review: There is a reason that Rolling Stone listed Richard Thompson as one of the top 20 guitarists of all time as album after album he proves his talent. As the title suggests, Electric is a more plugged in return to form for Thompson that he shows off quickly on the first...

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Richard Thompson // New Tour, New Album + Single Stream

RICHARD THOMPSON ELECTRIC BRAND NEW ALBUM ARRIVES NORTH AMERICA FEBRUARY 5th 2013; REST OF WORLD FEBRUARY 11th, 2013 FULL UK TOUR IN FEBRUARY 2013 Declared by Rolling Stone as one of the Top 20 Guitarists Of All Time and considered one of the UK’s most outstanding songwriters, musician Richard Thompson returns with a brand new, guitar driven record titled ELECTRIC for New West Records on Tuesday, February 5th and Proper Records on...

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