Nothing Important

Richard Dawson - Nothing Important
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2014 Ratings: #125 / 956
User Score
Based on 25 ratings
2014 Ratings: #47
November 3, 2014 / Release Date
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Weird World / Label
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WhatTheFunk
94
An album entitled "Nothing Important", a bearded musician with a catchy name wearing beautiful checkered shirts, who allows himself to make 16-minute songs by abusing both his vocal and guitar strings...

With such an introduction, it's not easy to convince you to look at this Richard Dawson album. However, as soon as you get caught up in it, it's hard to listen to other things because this universe is so fascinating. Richard Dawson is a Newcastle musician, active since 2007 both ... read more
EMR
74
English experimentalist songwriter Richard Dawson is a brave man. Sure, it needs courage to take a pedal-driven acoustic guitar alone to accompany his oddball vocal compositions, and the fact that he is doing it for quite some time now only proves his downright bravery and artistic ambition. By stretching folk music's standards and taking genre's conventions to its limit, Dawson arrives at a pivotal point of his career with the polarizing Nothing Important. Although this may be called 'simple' ... read more
marmaladejacket
100
With The Magic Bridge and The Glass Trunk exposing Richard Dawson to a wider audience due to great critical acclaim from various online review sites, he became more popular and attracted the attention of Domino Records. He would eventually sign onto the Domino sub-label Weird World, who rereleased the two aforementioned albums.

His first album under the Weird World label was his first masterpiece, Nothing Important (Weird World, 2014). The experiences gleaned from the making of The Glass Trunk ... read more
44
70
The Vile Stuff es una de las canciones acerca de la vida nocturna citadina que mas cercana está de un aquelarre. Realmente es impresionante el nivel que le saca a las otras canciones del álbum. Pero bien el mismo se podría decir que esta centrado tanto en esta canción como en Nothing Important, por lo cual se puede razonar el porque de la diferencia de desarrollo. Judas Iscariot y Doubting Thomas sirven como intro y cierre perfectamente, sin nada mas que agregar.

Es ... read more
CheapandLethal
75
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#2/The Wire
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Track List

  1. Judas Iscariot
  2. Nothing Important
  3. The Vile Stuff
  4. Doubting Thomas
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Added on: October 31, 2014