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Blues For The Red Cow

by Mint Biscuit

Reeftastical 04:14


An extended player for the blues rock fans.

The beautiful cover photo, taken by my wife Rachel, was of a sleeping "beach cow" on the Scottish Hebridean Isle of Barra. Unfortunately this had to be changed for the Facebook censors as they thought I was trying to sell livestock... Stupid machine people.

All tracks played on a Squier Jaguar, except for Butterfly Blues, played on a Squier Jazzmaster. Amps: Marshall Origin 50C and Fender Super Champ X2.

Review of Blues For The Red Cow
by Hans Werksman of herecomestheflood.com

"Welsh guitarist Richard Thomas gets low down and dirty on Blues For The Red Cow, the latest collection by his one-man project Mint Biscuit.

The title of the EP is a dead giveaway: basic blues excursions with a sixties vibe celebrating the joy of playing. There is a hint of Hendrix's version of All Along the Watchtower in Summer Song.

He gets the listener on the wrong foot (but in a good way) by going mellow in Kicking The Bastard, channeling the sound of Ry Cooder. Bowing out with the joyous Canterbury scene influenced Cellar Steps Thomas wraps up his fifth release of originals this year. That's quite a lot, but he shows no signs of slowing down".


released September 12, 2021

Total running time: 21:05

All music © Mint Biscuit (Richard Thomas).
Cover artwork, stock image by © iStock
Released by Mint Biscuit Sounds


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Mint Biscuit Sounds Cockermouth, UK

Rock, indie,
folk, blues, psychedelia.
Instrumentals and vocal mixes.

Tales of life as an "offcomer" in the English Lake District.

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