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Acoustic Classics II

Richard Thompson

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1
She Twists the Knife Again
Richard Thompson
2:48
2
Ghost of You Walks
Richard Thompson
4:41
3
Genesis Hall
Richard Thompson
3:30
4
Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair
Richard Thompson
2:29
5
A Heart Needs a Home
Richard Thompson
3:26
6
Pharaoh
Richard Thompson
4:25
7
Gethsemane
Richard Thompson
5:13
8
Devonside
Richard Thompson
3:05
9
Meet on the Ledge
Richard Thompson
3:05
10
Keep Your Distance
Richard Thompson
3:35
11
Bathsheba Smiles
Richard Thompson
3:33
12
Crazy Man Michael
Richard Thompson
4:23
13
Guns Are the Tongues
Richard Thompson
6:05
14
Why Must I Plead?
Richard Thompson
4:06
Total Playing Time    54:24
"Oh the quality! Not just the celebrated and exceptional guitar technique but the sheer excellence of the songs. Another set of fourteen songs is a veritable feast and thankfully a case of reinvent rather than regurgitate in a tired old unplugged box ticking fashion as he injects new breaths of life into the rightfully labelled classics..."
- Mike Aiscoe, Louder Than War

"Listening to Acoustic Classics II, there’s something oddly reassuring about it. With Thompson’s warm and rich vocal being accompanied by acoustic guitar, it strips each song down to their individual core elements of voice, tune and lyrics, emphasising the strength of each, while avoiding sounding like a tired facsimile of a superior version of a song, which these exercises can often descend into in the hands of lesser talents. Thompson isn’t a lesser talent though. He’s a man who has absolute mastery of his art and knows how to make the most out of everything he does."
- Jon Bryan, Backseat Mafia

Renowned British songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson revisits his extensive catalogue for this second volume of Acoustic Classics, stripping down his beautiful and affecting music to its folk essentials: a rich friendly voice and a virtuosic acoustic guitar playing. The fourteen tracks span over four decades of Thompson's innovative writing, infused with a freshness and immediacy by these sparse arrangements.
88.2 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Beeswing Records Studio Masters

Tracks 1, 2, 8, 11, 13, 14 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 88.2 kHz / 24-bit

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