'The Richard Thompson Band: Live at Celtic Connection' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 06:00 AM PST by

The band's new Blu-ray release has been slated for the end of the month.

In an early announcement to retailers, Eagle Rock is working on 'The Richard Thompson Band: Live at Celtic Connection' for a Blu-ray release on January 31.

Filmed in January 2011 at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow as part of the annual Celtic Connections festival, this superb performance by The Richard Thompson Band marks their first live concert Blu-Ray release for five years. The first half of the show focuses on Thompson's latest Dream Attic album with the second half given over to songs reaching back as far as his first solo album Henry The Human Fly and up to recent releases such as Sweet Warrior and The Old Kit Bag. Thompson's distinctive voice and unmistakable guitar style are well to the fore and his band are as good as it gets. This will be a must have purchase for any Richard Thompson fan.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements include two tracks filmed at the 2011 Cambridge Folk Festival and a full track listing can be viewed here.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Richard Thompson Band: Live at Celtic Connection' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 31.

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The Richard Thompson Band: Live at Celtic Connection (Blu-ray)
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