Randy Thompson: Bio
Now 6 albums into an eclectic and powerful career that has included 4 top 40 Americana releases, singer/songwriter Randy Thompson continues to make his home in small town Clifton, Virginia. His music lovingly embraces the past even as it pulls it kicking, picking, singing, rocking – its way into the 21st Century.
Since the release of his album 'Further On' in 2008, he has also toured extensively in Europe, performing as well as headlining festivals in Switzerland,Italy, Austria, Germany, France, Norway and the UK. He has had a total of 12 singles reach the top 10 on the International Hotdisc chart and 3 Top 20 appearances on the 'Euro Americana' album chart
His 2012 release 'Collected' was on many 'Top 10 album of the year' lists including 'Outlaw Magazine' and 'Country Music People'. Renowned Texas music critic Dave Pilot named 'Collected' as one of his 'Top 10 All Time Albums'.
Randy Thompson Band will be on the road in 2017 both in US and in Europe with a brand new release, 'War,Peace,Love,Fear'. Forged on the road and carved from hard-lived experience. This collection of self penned musical gems finds the artist in confident, reflective, peak career form...Call it 'Country', call it 'Roots Music', call it 'Americana'; in the end it's the sound of Randy Thompson, raw and real. It's the sound of an artist who knows where he comes from and where he stands. It's the sound of the Virginia hills, of war and peace and love and fear. It is the simple sound of the truth.