Richard Thompson has made a career of shaking things up with his voice and his guitar. He has appeared on over 40 albums. He could have easily gone into his new album with the mindset of what has worked and been successful before. But he isn't one to take it easy. He wanted something or someone to challenge him.
What do you like? Something rockin’? Sweet or introspective? Masterful or mournful? Whatever your preference 2014 delivered. We’ve listened to a huge amount of music throughout the year, and picking favorites is hard. But we owe it to you to steer you toward some that stuck with us
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Right," a track from a new album—Family—by members of Richard Thompson's very musical family. To be more precise, Family is the long-awaited collaboration between Teddy Thompson, together with his parents Richard and Linda, brother Jack, younger sister Kami, her husband James Walbourne and nephew Zak Hobbs. It will be released November 18 via Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group.
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