The modern-folk sound of Teddy Thompson’s music reflects his British musical heritage but also his long-time home in the USA. This is the latest single to be taken from his forthcoming album, ‘Heartbreaker Please’, due for release in May. His seventh studio album is an open, honest, authentic collection of songs about love unravelling, inspired by a real relationship. A former member of Rosanne Cash’s band, Thompson has collaborated with or produced music for the likes of Martha and Rufus Wainwright, Allison Moorer and Roseanne Reid. ‘Brand New’ is a good example of highly-regarded Thompson’s emotive delivery.
It’s been nine long years since Teddy Thompson last put out a solo album (in 2016 he did release a collaboration album with fellow singer-songwriter Kelly Jones – not to be confused with the Stereophonics frontman – the amiably delightful ‘Little Windows’), but with ‘Heartbreaker Please’ he’s finally back; and he’s on top form. Continue reading “Teddy Thompson “Heartbreaker Please” (Thirty Tigers, 2020)”
Noted Dori Freeman collaborator and scion of a noble house, Teddy Thompson actually sent this song of ended love out into the world on Valentine’s Day. It’s the antithesis of romance though, as it comes from an ended relationship as Thompson notes “I was dating an actress at the time and living a strange sort of existence. As an artist you can get used to being in the spotlight, but in this relationship I sort of became the +1 and I was skirting around doing my own thing.” Continue reading “Teddy Thompson “Heartbreaker Please” – Listen”