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Customer Reviews

RT at the top of his game - again

A stunning album full of Richard's eloquent and left-of-centre electric (and, at times, beautiful acoustic) guitar mastery, piercingly perceptive songwriting/lyrics and memorable melodies. Up with the best of his solo works, though everyone interested should also check out Rmour and Sigh, Mock Tudor, and the last one before this new offering, Dream Attic (amongst many others). Absolutely stunning music. Again.

Best in a decade!

Wonderful album! Buddy miller works so well with RT. a new favourite of mine.


Superb album, can't fault a single track. Salford Sunday is the best though!


Born: 03 April 1949 in Notting Hill, London, England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

For years, Richard Thompson resided in relative obscurity, while at the same time garnering vast critical praise for his magnificent guitar work and the dark wit and richness of his extraordinary songwriting. A founding member of the seminal British folk-rock group Fairport Convention, he remained with the band for five studio albums — Fairport Convention (1968), What We Did on Our Holiday (released as Fairport Convention in the U.S.) (1968), Unhalfbricking (1969), Liege and Lief (1969), and...
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