Richard Thompson Enters Midweek Album Chart at Number 6

We’re delighted that Richard Thompson has entered the midweek album chart at number six with the highest new entry for his latest album Still. The new album has been receiving unanimous praise from reviewers with The Independent describing it as “A brilliant, nigh-on faultless work” in their 5 star review, whilst the Sunday Express have called it “a shimmering gem of a record”.

Still, is testament to Thompson’s ongoing evolution as a songwriter and performer, and his willingness to continue challenging himself. “By this point,” Thompson explains, “I’ve done about forty albums on my own. I know how to make records. I know the process. But I also fall into my own patterns and habits.”

“Still a folk guitar hero on all fronts… A brilliant, nigh on faultless work”
– The Independent ✫✫✫✫✫
“…a shimmering gem of a record”
– The Sunday Express ✫✫✫✫✫
“Tightly wound – easygoing but uptight; the work of a man still striving for a modest kind of perfection. And – not for the first time – with Still he has almost achieved it.”
– Uncut (8/10)
“Thompson is still unique”
– The Guardian ✫✫✫✫
“Truly great fun”
– Daily Mirror ✫✫✫✫
“Venerable folk doyen on lively form”
– Classic Rock (8/10)