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Industry

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Industry

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Danny Thompson, Richard Thompson

We gave it an A

It’s probably beyond the reason, or desire, of any musician to create a coherent concept album about the collapse of industry in the 20th century. But that didn’t stop smarties Richard Thompson and Danny Thompson (the ex-Pentangle bassist who’s no relation) from taking a stab at it with Industry. Luckily, Richard’s songs cast him in a new light, courtesy of the strings and horns of Danny’s band. And Danny’s instrumentals, mingling Celtic music and jazz, conjure a sad soundtrack of the mind. A

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