Richard & Linda Thompson - Hard Luck Stories (1972 - 1982) 8CDUMC
Release date: 11th September 2020
An expansive 8 CD set featuring all 6 studio albums remastered from the original tapes, with 30 previously unreleased recordings including outtakes, demos and rarities along with live concerts from 1975 and 1977.
Also contains a 72 page hard cover book featuring brand new essays plus many rare and previously unpublished photographs.
Sleevenotes for the box set are split between the Island Years, written by Patrick Humphries author of “”Richard Thompson: The Biography”” ( 1997 ) / “”Nick Drake: The Biography”” ( 1999 ) and the post-Island Years by Mick Houghton, author of the 2016 Sandy Denny biography, “”I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn””.
Both Pat and Mick have spoken to Richard and Linda to provide a fresh perspective on their years together.