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Stream Richard Thompson Still

British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson has put out 25 records in the past five decades, and that’s without counting his live albums or collaborative LPs. Just one year after Acoustic Classics, Thompson returns next week with the Jeff Tweedy-produced Still, officially out 6/23, but streaming now. Tweedy shared some thoughts on the record in a press […]

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Richard Thompson – “Broken Doll”

Singer-songwriter Richard Thompson is an elder statesman of British folk at this point, having amassed an impressive discography since his start with the Fairport Convention in 1967. And he’s still going strong, with a new Jeff Tweedy-produced record, Still, due to be released in a few weeks. Following “All Buttoned Up” and “Beatnik Walking,” “Broken […]

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Richard Thompson – “All Buttoned Up”

Richard Thompson writes songs about obsessive love and messy relationships like no other. “Vincent Black Lightning 1952,” “Cold Kisses,” “Beeswing,” and practically every song on 1994’s Mirror Blue exemplifies this. Thompson’s female characters always eschew a sense of nonchalant, unpracticed sexiness, radiating the kind of attraction that drives his narrators mad. Sometimes, these songs are […]