We caught up with Boyce Thompson, Jr., on the eve of the release of his new album, Old Trains/Fast Tracks, to ask the reclusive “artist” a few questions about the forthcoming record, which has received faint praise, at best, from critics who dared to listen to preview copies. This is about the 20th album of […]
The Following story was reprinted from the July 2016 edition of the digital magazine Byte Me. Album Review: Frozen Novelties (Out of print) Artist: Boyce Thompson 2.5 stars out of 5 It’s hard to know what to think about the 16th self-produced album by songwriter/singer Boyce Thompson. But I’ll tell you what the pushy sales […]
Hiding behind its pop patina, Boyce Thompson’s first album depicts barren, bizarre landscape of longing, whether it be for a rising tide to lift all spiritual boats, an alternative universe where people party all day long, or perfect love. The latter appears to be out of reach, “beyond a bridge, where the wild ponies run.” […]
My second album, What Killed the Dinosaurs, received muted critical acclaim.