Henry the Human Fly

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Henry the Human Fly
Henry the Human Fly.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1972
RecordedFebruary 1972
StudioSound Techniques, London
GenreFolk rock
Length37:01
LabelIsland
Reprise
Hannibal
Fledg'ling
ProducerRichard Thompson, John Wood
Richard Thompson chronology
Henry the Human Fly
(1972)
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideA–[2]

Henry the Human Fly was the first solo album by British singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Thompson. It was originally released in Britain in April 1972 on the Island label and in the US on the Reprise label.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Richard Thompson.

  1. "Roll Over Vaughn Williams" – 4:09
  2. "Nobody’s Wedding" – 3:13
  3. "The Poor Ditching Boy" – 3:01
  4. "Shaky Nancy" – 3:26
  5. "The Angels Took My Racehorse Away" – 4:01
  6. "Wheely Down" – 3:00
  7. "The New St. George" – 2:08
  8. "Painted Ladies" – 3:31
  9. "Cold Feet" – 2:26
  10. "Mary and Joseph" – 1:38
  11. "The Old Changing Way" – 3:55
  12. "Twisted" – 1:58

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hartenbach, Brett (2011). "Henry the Human Fly - Richard Thompson | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 1 September 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: T". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 16, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.