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Richard Thompson: Hand Of Kindness

Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 30 July 1983

From a maker of acclaimed albums, something that is more of the same, as dependable as any itching in the heart, toothache, telephone bill: it jogs, slows to a crawl, lurches in good-time, stabs at a waltz and snuffles to itself in a corner. Pretty much what you think – not pretty. I'm bored with it.

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