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Mirror Blue Despite the adoration of critics and fellow musicians, Thompson somehow eludes mainstream fame. The British folk-rocker's trademarks -- deft guitar...Mirror BlueFolk Despite the adoration of critics and fellow musicians, Thompson somehow eludes mainstream fame. The British folk-rocker's trademarks -- deft guitar...1994-02-11
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Mirror Blue

Genre: Folk; Lead Performer: Richard Thompson

Despite the adoration of critics and fellow musicians, Thompson somehow eludes mainstream fame. The British folk-rocker’s trademarks – deft guitar licks, gallows-humor lyrics, and musical roots ranging from Celtic to Cajun – continue to thrill on this latest effort, which includes both the rollicking tunes and the plaintive ballads at which he is equally proficient. Mirror Blue (Capitol) probably won’t be his breakthrough album, but it should satisfy old fans and intrigue some new ones. A

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