On Extremists, Britney, the Music of 1056

Two Richard Thompson articles
in the October 2003 issue of

A Mind Out of Time
"The show is a lot of fun, especially the tightrope of having to keep changing styles, doing an hour and a half of music that isn't mine and that can be hard to play. Of course, I'm not capable of singing a hundred different styles of music, but I suppose the attempt is amusing. " -RT

Building A Library
"If there's an artist who's earned the right to coast after a lifetime of excellent work, it's Richard Thompson. But the frequently stunning quality of 'The Old Kit Bag' strongly suggests that Thompson may well be on the verge of a substantial artistic renaissance."