Richard Thompson: 13 Rivers [Album Review]

Richard Thompson 13 Rivers New West Records [2018] Fire Note Says: At 69, Richard Thompson, one of the world’s best songwriters as well as one or rock’s greatest guitarists, brings it altogether again on “13 Rivers,” one of the very best albums of his long and storied career. Album Review: Who knew there would be … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

Richard Thompson: Dream Attic [Album Review]

Richard Thompson Dream Attic Shout! Factory Records [2010] Fire Note Says: Dream Attic highlights why Richard Thompson just recently received the Les Paul Award at the 2010 MOJO Honours! Album Review: Richard Thompson will always go down in my book as one of the all-time great guitarist singer/songwriters of this era. Regardless of his age, … Read more