The New York Daily News Features “Family”

Check out the feature in Wednesday’s NY Daily News!

Teddy Thompson, son of folk-rockers Richard and Linda Thompson, gathers the family for a smart and strange project

Thompson clan, performing at City Winery on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, has a highly personal new album, ‘Family,’ for which members wrote songs about one another


Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 4:16 PM
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Teddy Thompson, who oversaw the new album “Family”

The ties that bind a family can also strangle them.

Ask the Thompsons.

The legendary musical clan — led by Richard and Linda Thompson, the lions of British folk-rock — has just had the fig leaf pulled off its family dynamics, thanks to the couploe’s talented son, Teddy.

On a highly unusual new musical project, titled “Family,” singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson corralled his parents, two sisters, brother-in-law and nephew, along with his dad’s son by another marriage. Not only do they appear on the album he produced, they also wrote songs about one another for it.

On Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., all the participants, with the exception of mother Linda, will perform this revealing material at City Winery.

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