Nothing Important

Richard Dawson - Nothing Important
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Based on 7 reviews
2014 Ratings: #137 / 1012
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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


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


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

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Added on: October 31, 2014