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Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson

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Richard Dawson: Nothing Important

Review by Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, December 2014

WITH A TRACKLISTING running to just four songs, Richard Dawson's latest album might at first seem like an underwhelming prospect. As it happens, nothing could ...

Green Man festival, Glanusk Park, Brecon Beacons — home-town heroes and hot tubs steal the weekend

Live Review by Laura Barton, The Guardian, 24 August 2015

Super Furry Animals take Saturday with a gloriously long set, while a dazzling St Vincent proves that Green Man just gets better with age ...

Richard Dawson: Rough Trade East, London

Live Review by Laura Barton, The Guardian, 7 June 2017

RICHARD DAWSON OPENS his short, early-evening show at Rough Trade East with a traditional folk ballad, 'The Cruel Ship's Carpenter'. A contrary choice, perhaps, for ...

Time travel, BHS and urine – the strange world of folk singer Richard Dawson

Interview by Laura Barton, The Guardian, 30 June 2017

THE NEWCASTLE SINGER meticulously researches the worlds he conjures up in song – and that can mean details of local history or the minutiae of ...

Richard Dawson: anthems for a blighted nation

Interview by Jude Rogers, The Observer, 26 October 2019

Celebrated for his incredible voice and outsider-folk charm, the musician is stepping out of the shadows with his new album, 2020, a one-of-a-kind opus that ...


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