‘Some flow faster than others. Some follow a slow and winding current. They all culminate on this one body of work.’ So says folk icon Richard Thompson of the thirteen songs on his nineteenth solo album, 13 Rivers. Released in 2018, its galvanising percussion and rustling guitar arrive like fresh air after a storm. Thompson co-founded legendary British folk band Fairport Convention in 1967. Since then he’s won a Novello, been nominated for a Grammy, and been covered by artists like Sleater-Kinney, REM, and David Byrne. The storm won’t come, Thompson sings on 13 Rivers. Let’s hope he’s referring to Green Man...
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