Tuesday, March 15

Hand of Kindness - Richard Thompson (1983)

Wikipedia - "Hand of Kindness is the second solo studio album by Richard Thompson. ... Hand of Kindness is a distinct departure from the albums that preceded it. Thompson biographer Patrick Humphries observed that with this album Thompson 'left the darkness behind him and walked out into the light'. This is one of the most straightforward and up-tempo rock albums in the Thompson catalog. The mood is generally exuberant and Thompson's vocals and particularly his guitar playing are confident and extrovert...."
YouTube: Tear Stained Letter, Hand Of Kindness, The Wrong Heartbeat, A Poisoned Heart And A Twisted Memory, How I Wanted To

2011 July: Shoot Out the Lights - Richard and Linda Thompson, 2012 February: I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight, 2014 March: Videowest 81, 2015 October: Richard & Linda Thompson - Rafferty's Folly (1980), 2015 December: Rumor and Sigh (1991)