Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson is one of this country's greatest songwriters and most distinctive guitar virtuosos, capable of breathtaking drama and sublime delicacy, prompting Rolling Stone to hail him as 'a perennial dark-horse contender for the title of greatest living rock guitarist.'

Thompson put on a show of mercurial mood wings and consistent brilliance... a show of pure magic from start to finish.’ ***** The Times

His new album, Acoustic Classics II, has reached number 24 in the Official UK Album charts are is gaining high praise from the media:

"When Richard Thompson sings, seas part and rocks crumble. His is an authoritative, confident voice, but also a breathlessly young one" (The Guardian) ★★★★☆
★★★★☆ (Independent)
★★★★☆ (Financial Times)

He was also named Folk Radio UK's Artists of the Month for August 2017. Read the interview here.